Tag climate change/global warming
Director and Scientist III, Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research
Expertise: regional climate modeling, climate education, Great Lakes climate change, land-atmosphere interactions, lake-effect snow, ecological impacts of climate change, dust storms
Professor of environmental studies
Coexistence between people and wildlife worldwide, especially wolves, bears and big cats. Constitutional and public trust protections for the environment.
Professor and Chair, Department of Life Sciences Communication
Expert on media, science and policy; science and social media; public understanding of science; risk communication; science and fake news
Professor emeritus, limnology
Expert on freshwater resources and ecosystem services
Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
Expert on air pollution, energy and environment, air quality and public health, and science careers
Professor emeritus, forest and wildlife ecology, environmental studies
Expert on birds, wildlife, endangered species, wildlife conservation, biodiversity, conservation biology, ecology and Aldo Leopold
Professor, atmospheric science
Expert on satellite remote sensing of the atmosphere and atmospheric radiative transfer
Professor, atmospheric and oceanic sciences
Expert on mid-latitude weather systems: snowstorms, severe thunderstorms, can comment on climate change and global warming
Professor emeritus, atmospheric and oceanic sciences
Expert in atmospheric physics
John (Jack) Williams
Expert on global warming and ecological responses to climate change, past and future
Senior researcher, Space Science and Engineering Center
Expert on hurricane research, and environmental satellite techniques/applications to tropical cyclones
Professor emeritus, civil and environmental engineering
Expert on flooding and storm water management
Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, Dept. Entomology
Expertise in ecological effects of climate change, insect pests of deciduous forests, general ecology
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
Professor emeritus, zoology and limnology
Aquatic ecologist and limnologist, trained in fish and fisheries ecology, taught ecology of fishes and limnology
Professor, atmospheric and oceanic sciences; director, Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies
Expert on satellite meteorology and climatology, weather, atmospheric optics
Emeritus, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies; Founder, Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council
Expert on sustainability, corporate responsibility and socially responsible investing. Also UN Sustainable Development goals, sustainability reporting and microfinance.
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
Senior Scientst, UW Sea Grant Institute
Expert on geospatial technologies, coastal management, and urban and regional planning
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
Assistant professor, botany
Paleoecology and history of vegetation
David Williamson Shaffer
Sears Bascom Professor of Learning Analytics, Educational Psychology; Data Philosopher, WCER
Professor Shaffer founded the field of Quantitative Ethnography. He uses artificial intelligence(AI), statistics, and qualitative tools to study equity in education and the social sciences.
Professor, law school
I study the interaction between scientific research and environmental law and food safety regulation.
Professor, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences; Director, Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research
Expert on climate variations (El Niño, tropical variations), climate change and climate change impacts in Wisconsin.
Assistant professor, civil and environmental engineering
Expert in hydroecology, water in the environment
Emeritus - Nelson Institute
Expert on the economic and environmental impact of energy systems
Professor, medical history and bioethics
Expert on climate change and its health consequences; historical and cultural dimensions of global health; race and health
Professor & director, global environmental health
Expert on health effects of global climate change, land use change and deforestation; health co-benefits of energy policy
Henry Anderson, MD
Adjunct professor, population health
Expert on environmental and occupational disease (dusts and chemicals), public health, epidemiology, disease and exposure surveillance
Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology
Expert on terrestrial ecology, conservation biology and restoration ecology within grassland and savanna ecosystems.
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
Associate Professor, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Expert on satellite remote sensing, climate change, and the global energy and water cycles.
Senior scientist, Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research
Expert on global climate change, Arctic climate, Wisconsin climate, extreme weather
Associate Professor, Geoscience and Geological Engineering (CEE)
Expert in monitoring and modeling of environmental issues related to ground water, water supply, and water quality
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.
Assistant professor, entomology
Expert on evolutionary effects of global change, genetic adaptation to the environment, alpine biodiversity
Lori DiPrete Brown
Associate director, Global Health Institute, Director, 4W Initiative, Distinguised Faculty Associate, SOHE
Global health expert focusing on women, children and highly vulnerable populations. Works to improve quality of health and social services from a human rights perspective.
Expert on ecology, evolutionary biology, molecular systematics, speciation, conservation, and Wisconsin plant diversity
Professor emeritus, Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences; director, Wisconsin State Climatology Office
Expert on climate change, variability, and impacts; Wisconsin climate outreach; weather processes and probabilities
Professor of Geoscience
Expert on geology and geochemistry of the Earth.