Charles B. Pyke, Ph.D.


Forensic Meteorologist and Expert Witness for Court Trials

Principal Scientist, Primary Expert Witness, Associated Science Experts, LLC

Primary Expert Witness, Seasonal Weather Outlook Specialist,  American Weather & Earth Sciences, LLC

President / Chief  Executive  Officer and  Principal  Scientist,  Environmental Science & Energy, Inc.

Pioneer in the relationship of  El Niño  and  La Niña  to  North American Weather



888-786-7696  or  800-843-7246

 Specialties             Professional Experience             Education /  Academic Publications   


Primary Specialties:  Meteorology, Climatology, Environmental Science, Education, Research:

Forensic Discovery and Expert Witness Testimony  for civil litigation and criminal cases:  black ice, rain, dew, wind, fog, dust storms, pesticide drift, hail, lightning.

Meteorology, Climatology, and Environmental Research and Studies, frequency analyses, education, and training.  

Customized Weather Forecasts and Multi-Seasonal Weather Outlooks  for film / video production, media events, construction / roofing, agriculture.

Corporate Executive Management.  President / CEO, Principal Scientist, and Primary Expert Witness,  Environmental Science & Energy, Inc. 

English.  Another specialty of Dr. Charles B. Pyke is his fastidious use of the English Language, in both writing and speaking.   







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Professional Experience:  Meteorology, Climatology, Environmental Services, Education, Research, Military.

Recently Founded Corporation:  Numerous Environmental Services Offered

Environmental Science & Energy, Inc.  2015 - .   CURRENTLY ACTIVE CORPORATION. 

President / CEO and Principal Scientist, plus Primary Expert Witness.

Private Company Experience Expert Witness Testimony, Weather Forecasts & Outlooks, Published Research, Management

Hundreds of cases as Designated Expert Witness.  Dozens of depositions and court trials.  Call (888) 786-7696 for list of cases.  Thousands of weather forecasts and seasonal outlooks.

Associated Science Experts, LLC  2004 - .  CURRENTLY ACTIVE COMPANY.    

Founder, Owner, Primary Forensic Meteorologist / Expert Witness, Civil and Criminal Trials:  heavy rain, strong wind, dust devil, blowing dust, fog, black ice, pesticide drift, sun glare

American Weather & Earth Sciences, LLC  (plus predecessor company names)  2004 - .   CURRENTLY ACTIVE COMPANY.

Forensic Meteorologist and Primary Expert Witness.  Multi-Seasonal Weather Outlook Specialist. 

Forensic Science Experts, LLC  2015-2016 . 

Founder, Owner, Primary Forensic Meteorologist / Expert Witness, Civil and Criminal Trials:  heavy rain, wind, tornado, fog, dust, black ice, pesticide drift, sun glare. 

Continental Weather & Earth Sciences, Inc.  (plus predecessor corporate names)  1989-2004. 

President / CEO, Chairman of the Board, Principal Scientist, Primary Expert Witness, Customized Weather Forecaster and Outlook Specialist.  Research Meteorologist.

Government, University, and Military Experience Policies, Management, Forecasts, Education, Research Publications

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers:  Los Angeles District, 1971-1990.

Flood Control Meteorologist (civilian).

University of California, Los Angeles:  Department of Meteorology  (now Atmospheric Sciences and Oceanography), 1963-1976.

Research Meteorologist, Research Assistant, Lecturer, Laboratory Instructor, Teaching Assistant.

U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard:  Military Air Transport Service, 1960-1965, and Military Airlift Command, 1966-1973.  Commissioned 1963.

Air Weather Service Officer / Chief Weather Forecaster, 1963-1973.   Weather Observer / Chief Observer, 1960-1963.

California State University, Northridge*:  Department of Geography, 1969-1970. 

Assistant Professor, Meteorology and Climatology.

* San Fernando Valley State College prior to June 1971.







Education and Academic Publications:


University of California, Los Angeles:  Dept. of Meteorology  (now Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences).

Degrees, Meteorology:    Ph.D., 1972,    M.A., 1965,    B.A., 1963.    (These M.A. and B.A. degrees in Meteorology have been granted as M.S. and B.S. since 1970.)

Research Publications:

Pyke, Charles B. 1976,  Pioneering post-doctoral research paper on effects of El Niño and La Niña  upon precipitation patterns from California to Georgia. Written in 1972-1975 under world-renowned meteorologist and professor, Dr. J. Bjerknes, and published in 1976 in a major NORPAX Compendium..

Pyke, Charles B., 1972.  Doctoral Dissertation:  "Some Meteorological Aspects of the Seasonal Distribution of Precipitation in the Western United States and Baja California."  Written and published under Prof. Bjerknes. 

Pyke, Charles B.,  W.D. Bonner, and R.J. Hickey, 1969:  Comprehensive analysis of major flood-producing January 1969 storms in Southern California.  Written and published under Dr. William J. Bonner, Associate Professor of Meteorology. 

Pyke, Charles B., 1965.  Master's Thesis on Pacific storm patterns, including short-term climatic variations (of 15 to 30 year duration).  Found to be related to the Pacific Decadal Oscillation.  Written and published under Prof. Bjerknes. 

Pyke, Charles B.,, 1963:  "On the Role of Air-Sea Interaction in the Development of Cyclones"  (major ingredients for the development of a "Perfect Storm").   Won national MacElwane Award for undergraduate paper, and was published as the featured lead article in the January 1964 Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, with full-page front cover illustration.   Written under Dr. Joanne Malkus  (later, Dr. Joanne Simpson), Professor of Meteorology, UCLA. 

Military Education.

U.S. Air Force:  Advanced Weather Officer Course, 1969.   Squadron Officer Course, 1963.   Air Traffic Control Course, 1961.   Aviation Meteorology Course, 1960.

U.S. Navy:  Military and General Engineering, plus U.S. Marine Corps Field Training, U.S. Naval Academy, 1957-1958. 

U.S. Army:  Reserve Officers' Training Corps, UCLA:, General Military Engineering, 1956-1957. 







Telephone contact  for Dr. Pyke:  (888) 786-7696 for Expert Witness Services and Environmental Services.     Alternate (800)-843-7246.


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