Christopher L. Castro

University Distinguished Head
Professor and Interim Department Head, Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences, and Director, Center for Applied Hydroclimate Sciences
Joint Professor, Global Change GIDP

Office Hours  By appointment:

Expertise  Physical understanding and prediction of climate in North America through regional atmospheric modeling and analysis of observations; improving seasonal climate forecasts, convective-resolving simulations of severe weather, water resource projection at regional and local scales, and contributions to parameterization development in the Weather Research and Forecasting model; development of improved capacity for weather climate research in other parts of the world, especially Latin America


  • PHD Atmospheric Science 2005, Colorado State University