Jonathan T. Overpeck

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Joint Regents Professor

Joint Regents Professor, Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences. Co-Director, Institute of the Environment. Regents Professor, Geosciences (home department). Joint Regents Professor, Global Change GIDP.

Expertise Paleoclimatology; paleoenvironmental insights into how key aspects of the Earth's climate system may change in the future; past, current, and future interactions among climate, ice sheets, and sea level, as well as interactions between climate and ecosystems. Environmental law; the interface between science and society; decision making under uncertainty; drought; and climate change adaptatation and solutions, with special focus on North America (particularly the southwest), South America, Australia, Africa, and monsoon Asia.

Education  PHD geological sciences 1985, Brown University

Office  Environment and Natural Resources-2 Building (ENR2), Room N523

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