Mary Stampone

New Hampshire State Climatologist
Earth Sciences Affiliate Faculty
Phone: (603) 862-3136
Office: Geography, Huddleston Hall Rm 102A, Durham, NH 03824
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Mary Stampone is the New Hampshire State Climatologist and an Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of New Hampshire. She teaches physical geography including courses on weather, climate, natural hazards and geomorphology.

Her research interests include climate dynamics and physical climatology with a focus on climate system monitoring and modeling and is engaged in citizent science and climate literacy programs. She has received funding from the NASA Space Grant Program and is a participant in NSF funded research. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed journals and regularly presents her research a national geography and meteorological conferences.

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Mary Lemcke-Stampone is the New Hampshire State Climatologist and associate professor of geography at the University of New Hampshire (


  • Ph.D., Climate, University of Delaware
  • M.S., Geography, University of Delaware
  • B.A., Albion College

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Climatology
  • Earth System Science
  • Geosciences
  • Physical Geography
  • Weather

Courses Taught

  • GEOG 473: Elements of Weather
  • GEOG 560: Geography of Natural Hazards
  • GEOG 670: Climate and Society
  • GEOG 671: Weather Forecasting
  • GEOG 695: Internship
  • GEOG 795: Special Project

Selected Publications

Hamilton, L. C., Lemcke-Stampone, M., & Grimm, C. (2018). Cold Winters Warming? Perceptions of Climate Change in the North Country. Weather, Climate, and Society, 10(4), 641-652. doi:10.1175/wcas-d-18-0020.1

Amaral, T., Wake, C. P., Dibb, J. E., Burakowski, E. A., & Stampone, M. (2017). A simple model of snow albedo decay using observations from the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow-Albedo (CoCoRaHS-Albedo) Network. JOURNAL OF GLACIOLOGY, 63(241), 877-887. doi:10.1017/jog.2017.54

Bernstein, E. R., Geiger, C. A., Deliberty, T. L., & Lemcke-Stampone, M. D. (2015). Antarctic sea-ice thickness and volume estimates from ice charts between 1995 and 1998. Annals of Glaciology, 56(69), 383-393. doi:10.3189/2015aog69a763

Hamilton, L. C., & Lemcke-Stampone, M. (2014). Arctic warming and your weather: public belief in the connection. International Journal of Climatology, 34(5), 1723-1728. doi:10.1002/joc.3796

Burakowski, E., Wake, C. P., Dibb, J. E., & Stampone, M. (2013). Putting the capital ‘A’ in CoCoRAHS: an experimental programme to measure albedo using the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow (CoCoRaHS) Network. Hydrological Processes, 27(21), 3024-3034. doi:10.1002/hyp.9825

Stampone, M. D., Geiger, C. A., DeLiberty, T. L., & Bernstein, E. R. (2013). Data-derived spatial-resolution errors of Antarctic sea-ice thickness. Polar Geography, 36(3), 202-220. doi:10.1080/1088937x.2012.691120

Hamilton, L. C., & Stampone, M. D. (2013). Blowin’ in the Wind: Short-Term Weather and Belief in Anthropogenic Climate Change. Weather, Climate, and Society, 5(2), 112-119. doi:10.1175/wcas-d-12-00048.1

Hamilton, L. C., Hartter, J., Lemcke-Stampone, M., Moore, D. W., & Safford, T. G. (n.d.). Tracking Public Beliefs About Anthropogenic Climate Change. PLOS ONE, 10(9), e0138208. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0138208