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Matthew Lazzara

Matthew Lazzara

Expert on observing the meteorology and climate of Antarctica from the surface via automatic weather stations and from space via satellites composite imagery.

Associate Scientist, Space Science and Engineering Center College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-0436 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Antarctic Weather and Climate
  • Automatic Weather Stations


  • Principal Investigator of the Antarctic Automatic Weather Station Project overseeing roughly 60 automatic weather stations across the Antarctic continent
  • Author or co-author on over 20 peer reviewed Antarctic meteorology publications.
  • Secretary of the International Commission on Polar Meteorology, International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences (IAMAS), International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)