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Michael Notaro

Michael Notaro

Associate scientist and associate director, Center for Climatic Research

Expert on climate change and its impact on vegetation, vegetation-climate interactions, regional-global climate modeling, Great Lakes and lake-effect snow

Dominique Brossard

Dominique Brossard

Professor and Chair, life sciences communication; steering committee, Holtz Center of Science and Technology Studies

Expert on media, science and policy, science and social media, public understanding of science, public attitudes toward controversial science

Steve Carpenter

Steve Carpenter

Professor, limnology

Expert on freshwater resources and ecosystem services

Tracey Holloway

Tracey Holloway

Associate professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert on air pollution, energy and environment, climate change, environmental policy, environmental careers, sustainability science

Stanley Temple

Stanley Temple

Professor emeritus, forest and wildlife ecology, environmental studies

Expert on birds, wildlife, endangered species, wildlife conservation, biodiversity, conservation biology, ecology and Aldo Leopold

Grant Petty

Grant Petty

Professor, atmospheric science

Expert on satellite remote sensing of the atmosphere and atmospheric radiative transfer

Jonathan Martin

Jonathan Martin

Professor and chair, atmospheric and oceanic sciences

Expert on mid-latitude weather systems: snowstorms, severe thunderstorms, can comment on climate change and global warming

Pao Wang

Pao Wang

Professor, atmospheric and oceanic sciences

Expert in atmospheric physics

John (Jack) Williams

John (Jack) Williams

Professor, geography; director, Center for Climatic Research

Expert on global warming and ecological responses to climate change, past and future

Christopher Velden

Christopher Velden

Senior researcher, Space Science and Engineering Center

Expert on hurricane research, and environmental satellite techniques/applications to tropical cyclones

Charles Bentley

Charles Bentley

Professor emeritus, geology and geophysics; director, ice coring and drilling services

Expert on Antarctica, glaciology, ice drilling

Kenneth Potter

Kenneth Potter

Professor, civil and environmental engineering

Expert on flooding and storm water management

Richard Lindroth

Richard Lindroth

Professor, entomology; adjunct professor, zoology

Expertise in ecological effects of climate change, insect pests of deciduous forests, general ecology

Chris Kucharik

Chris Kucharik

Professor, agronomy and Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment

Expert on agroecosystems, agroclimatology, soil carbon sequestration, ecological modeling, water resources, climate change, and extreme weather

Gregory Nemet

Gregory Nemet

Associate professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs and Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Greg's research looks at how to expand access to energy services while reducing environmental impacts.

John Magnuson

John Magnuson

Professor emeritus, zoology and limnology

Aquatic ecologist and limnologist, trained in fish and fisheries ecology, taught ecology of fishes and limnology

Steve Ackerman

Steve Ackerman

Professor, atmospheric and oceanic sciences; director, Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies

Expert on satellite meteorology and climatology, weather, atmospheric optics

James  LaGro Jr.

James LaGro Jr.

Professor, urban and regional planning, Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert on urban planning and design, land use policy, and sustainably built environments

John Greenler

John Greenler

Director of Education, Wisconsin Energy Institute

Expert in the broad aspects of education (k-12 and undergraduate) and clean energy systems; including bioenergy, electrical power systems and climate change.

David Hart

David Hart

Senior Scientst, UW Sea Grant Institute

Expert on geospatial technologies, coastal management, and urban and regional planning

Edwin Eloranta

Edwin Eloranta

Senior scientist, Space Science and Engineering Center

Expert in the design, construction and application of laser radars for studies of atmospheric boundary layers, aerosols, clouds and radiation

Sara Hotchkiss

Sara Hotchkiss

Assistant professor, botany

Paleoecology and history of vegetation

Daniel Vimont

Daniel Vimont

Associate professor, atmospheric and oceanic sciences

Expert on climate variations (El Niño, tropical variations), climate change and climate change impacts in Wisconsin.

Steven Loheide

Steven Loheide

Assistant professor, civil and environmental engineering

Expert in hydroecology, water in the environment

Janet Silbernagel

Janet Silbernagel

Professor, landscape architecture, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Specialist in regional conservation strategies,landscape ecology, scenario building, & spatial analysis

Galen McKinley

Galen McKinley

Associate professor, atmospheric and oceanic sciences

Expert on climate, climate change, oceans, carbon cycle; Great Lakes physics, carbon cycling and biogeochemistry; global warming

Richard Keller

Richard Keller

Professor, medical history and bioethics

Expert on climate change and its health consequences; historical and cultural dimensions of global health; race and health

Jonathan Patz

Jonathan Patz

Professor & director, global environmental health

Expert on health effects of global climate change, land use change and deforestation; health co-benefits of energy policy

James Kitchell

James Kitchell

Professor, zoology

Expert on food webs and fisheries for inland lakes, Great Lakes and marine systems

Ellen Damschen

Ellen Damschen

Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology

Expert on terrestrial ecology, conservation biology and restoration ecology within grassland and savanna ecosystems.

Ankur Desai

Ankur Desai

Associate professor, atmospheric and oceanic sciences; faculty affiliate, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert on climate change, carbon cycling in forest, lake and wetland ecosystems, global land-atmosphere interaction and micrometeorology

Holly Gibbs

Holly Gibbs

Assistant professor, geography, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert on tropical land-use change, deforestation and carbon emissions

Tristan L'Ecuyer

Tristan L'Ecuyer

Assistant professor, atmospheric and oceanic sciences

Expert on satellite remote sensing, climate change, and the global energy and water cycles.

Steve Vavrus

Steve Vavrus

Senior scientist, Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research

Expert on global climate change, Arctic climate, Wisconsin climate, extreme weather

James Hurley

James Hurley

Professor, civil and environmental engineering; director, UW Sea Grant; director, UW Water Resources Institute

Expert on mercury contamination in the environment, particularly in the Great Lakes, northern Wisconsin lakes and the Everglades.

Sean Schoville

Sean Schoville

Assistant professor, entomology

Expert on evolutionary effects of global change, genetic adaptation to the environment, alpine biodiversity

Tom Givnish

Tom Givnish

Professor, botany

Expert on ecology, evolutionary biology, molecular systematics, speciation, conservation, and Wisconsin plant diversity

John Young

John Young

Professor emeritus, Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences; director, Wisconsin State Climatology Office

Expert on climate change, variability, and impacts; Wisconsin climate outreach; weather processes and probabilities

John Kutzbach

John Kutzbach

Professor Emeritus and Senior Scientist, Atmospheric, Oceanic and Environmental Sciences

Expert on climate and climate change.

John Valley

John Valley

Professor of Geoscience

Expert on geology and geochemistry of the Earth.