Dr. Janaki R.R. Alavalapati, Dean
School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences
3301 Forestry and Wildlife Building
602 Duncan Drive
Auburn, Alabama 36849-3418
2022 CFWE Fall Seminar Series presents Dr. John Christy, Alabama State Climatologist and Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science and Director of the Earth System Science Center at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Alabama
Tuesday, August 30, at 3:30 p.m. via Zoom at https://auburn.zoom.us/j/89687535129
Title: Alabama’s Climate: Examples of Research Results and Opportunities.
Summary: Dr. Christy will discuss his role as the Alabama State Climatologist including initiatives that have resulted from Alabama climatological research and contributions to national and international climate research and policy making.
Bio: Dr. John Christy is the Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science and Director of the Earth System Science Center at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Since November 2000 he has been Alabama’s State Climatologist. Dr. Christy has received the NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement, is a fellow of the American Meteorological Society, and has received an AMS Special Award for employing satellite microwave radiances to calculate global atmospheric temperature. Dr. Christy has served as a Contributor (1992, 1994, 1996 and 2007) and Lead Author (2001) for the U.N. reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He has served on five National Research Council panels or committees and has published many articles, including studies appearing in Science and Nature.