|Dr. Kevin Trenberth
Head, Climate Analysis Section, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Dr. Trenberth is an internationally known scientist and authority on ocean-atmosphere interactions. He will speak on the topic of El Nino/La Nina dynamics and climate impacts.
Dr. Trenberth received his Sc.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1972. Born in New Zealand, he worked there as a meteorologist until 1977 when he joined the faculty at the University of Illinois. He has been with NCAR since 1984.
His research has included the study of global general
circulation, modeling heat and moisture budgets of the atmosphere and oceans,
and examining the nature of climate variability on a variety of spatial
and temporal scales. He has written 23 books or book chapters, and published
over 100 refereed journal articles. Dr. Trenberth is a fellow of the American
Meteorological Society and the American Association for the Advancement
of Science. Most recently he is editor of Climate System Modeling and Earth
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