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Jonathan T. Overpeck


Brief Biographical Statement

Jonathan Overpeck’s specialty areas are: a) climate dynamics, including paleoclimatology; b) climate and ecosystem interaction; and c) climate assessment and decision-support. Overpeck is the co-director of the Institute of the Environment (IoE) at The University of Arizona, where he is also a Professor of Geosciences and a Professor of Atmospheric Sciences. He has a Ph.D. from Brown University. Overpeck has written over 100 publications on climate and ecosystem variability, and was founding co-chair of both international and U.S. CLIVAR-PAGES working groups. He is the Chair of the NSF Arctic System Science Committee, and a member of the NOAA Climate Working Group. Overpeck has been awarded the U.S. Department of Commerce Gold Medal, as well as the Walter Orr Roberts award of the American Meteorological Society for his interdisciplinary research. He is also a Coordinating Lead Author for the on-going Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment. Most recently, Overpeck was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to investigate paleoenvironmental perspectives on the future.

Mailing Address
1040 E. Fourth St.
Department of Geosciences
University of Arizona
Gould-Simpson Room 208
Tucson, AZ 85721-0077

Telephone Number
1.520.621.8025

Facsimile Number
1.520.621.2672

 

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