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Name: Alan Robock
Member Since: June 21st, 2007
Member Name: Alan.robock

Dr. Alan Robock is a professor of climatology in the Department of Environmental Sciences at Rutgers University and the associate director of its Center for Environmental Prediction. Prof. Robock has been a researcher in the area of climate change for more than 30 years. He was a professor at the University of Maryland, 1977-1997, and the State Climatologist of Maryland, 1991-1997, before coming to Rutgers. His research involves many aspects of climate change, conducting both observational analyses and climate model simulations. His current research focuses on soil moisture variations, the effects of volcanic eruptions on climate, effects of nuclear war on climate, and regional atmosphere/hydrology modeling. He has served as Editor of climate journals, including the Journal of Climate and Applied Meteorology and the Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres. He has published more than 250 articles on his research, including more than 150 peer-reviewed papers. He holds a doctorate in meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society, is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and is President of the Atmospheric Sciences Section of the American Geophysical Union. Dr. Robock is a Professor II at Rutgers, equivalent to Distinguished Professor at other institutions.

For more information and links to his publications, visit his homepage.