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