UW associated authors of the latest IPCC assessment

Numerous University of Washington and College of the Environment faculty served as authors on the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assessment.

 

Lead authors:

Dennis Hartmann, Atmospheric Sciences

  • Lead author, Technical Summary
  • Draft Author, Summary for Policymakers
  • Coordinating lead author, Chapter 2: Observations: Atmosphere and Surface

Chris Bretherton, Atmospheric Sciences

  • Lead author, Chapter 7: Clouds and Aerosols

 

Contributing authors:

Ian Joughin, Applied Physics Laboratory and Earth and Space Sciences

  • Contributing author, Chapter 13: Sea Level Change

Cecilia Bitz, Atmospheric Sciences

  • Contributing author, Chapter 12: Long-term Climate Change: Projections, Commitments and Irreversibility

Matthew Wyant, Atmospheric Sciences

  • Contributing author, Chapter 7: Clouds and Aerosols

Emilio Mayorga, Applied Physics Laboratory

  • Contributing author, Chapter 6: Carbon and Other Biogeochemical Cycles

 

Affiliate UW faculty lead authors:

Chris Sabine, Oceanography (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

  • Lead author, Technical Summary
  • Draft Author, Summary for Policymakers
  • Coordinating lead author, Ch. 6: Carbon and Other Biogeochemical Cycles

Richard Feely, Oceanography (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

  • Lead author, Chapter 3: Observations: Ocean
  • Contributing author, Technical Summary

Gregory Johnson, Oceanography (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

  • Draft Contributing Author, Summary for Policymakers
  • Lead author, Chapter 3: Observations: Ocean
  • Contributing author, Chapter 9: Evaluation of Climate Models

Philip Mote, Atmospheric Sciences (Oregon State University)

  • Lead author, Chapter 4: Observations: Cryosphere

Phil Rasch, Atmospheric Sciences (Pacific Northwest National Laboratories)

  • Lead author, Chapter 7: Clouds and Aerosols

James Overland, Atmospheric Sciences (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

  • Lead author, Chapter 10: Detection and Attribution of Climate Change: from Global to Regional