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Personnel Directory

Welcome to the personnel directory for the Climate Impacts Group.

Mailing address

Climate Impacts Group
University of Washington
Box 355674
Seattle, WA 98195-5674

Director

Snover, Amy

CIG Director
Assistant Dean for Applied Research, College of the Environment

aksnover@uw.edu

(206) 221-0222

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Areas of Expertise:

Climate Adaptation and Decision Making
Climate Impacts
Vulnerability and Risk Assessment

Integrated Assessment

Stakeholder Engagement

Primary Affiliation(s):

Climate Impacts Group

UW College of the Environment

Administrative Staff

Karpov, Adrienne

Program Operations Manager

karpov@uw.edu

(206) 616-5350

Areas of Expertise:

Primary Affiliation(s):

Climate Impacts Group

Fisk, Julie

Assistant to the Director

juliedf@uw.edu

(206) 616-4304

Areas of Expertise:

Primary Affiliation(s):

Climate Impacts Group
UW College of the Environment

CIG Research Scientists and Technical Staff

Krosby, Meade

Research Scientist

mkrosby@u.washington.edu

(206) 579-8023

Areas of Expertise:

Habitat Connectivity

Ecosystem Restoration

Primary Affiliation(s):

Climate Impacts Group

UW Dept. of Biology

Lee, Se-Yeun

Research Scientist

leesy@uw.edu

(206) 616-5347

Areas of Expertise:

Hydrologic Modeling

Water Resource Systems

Ecosystems

Primary Affiliation(s):

Climate Impacts Group

Lynch, Cary

Postdoctoral Fellow

lynchc6@uw.edu

(206) 685-4718

Areas of Expertise:

Climate Dynamics

Climate Modeling

Primary Affiliation(s):

Climate Impacts Group

Mauger, Guillaume

Research Scientist

gmauger@uw.edu

(206) 685-0317

Areas of Expertise:

Climate Dynamics

Climate Modeling
Hydrologic Modeling

Primary Affiliation(s):

Climate Impacts Group

Norheim, Robert

GIS Analyst

norheim@uw.edu

(206) 616-6865

Areas of Expertise:

Integrated Assessment

Primary Affiliation(s):

Climate Impacts Group

Fire and Mountain Ecology Lab

UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

Salathé, Eric

Research Scientist
Assistant Professor (UW Bothell) Adjunct Assistant Professor (UW Seattle)
UW Director for the Northwest Climate Science Center

salathe@uw.edu

(206) 616-5351

Areas of Expertise:

Climate Dynamics

Dynamical Downscaling

Primary Affiliation(s):

Climate Impacts Group

UW Bothell STEM School

UW Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences
Northwest Climate Science Center

Shirk, Andrew

Research Scientist

ashirk@uw.edu

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Areas of Expertise:

Biodiversity
Ecosystem Restoration

 

Primary Affiliation(s):

Climate Impacts Group

Tohver, Ingrid M.

Research Scientist

itohver@uw.edu

(206) 685-4068

Areas of Expertise:

Aquatic Ecosystems

Hydrologic Modeling

Primary Affiliation(s):

Climate Impacts Group

Whitely Binder, Lara

Outreach and Climate Adaptation Specialist

lwb123@uw.edu

(206) 616-5349

Areas of Expertise:

Adaptation Planning

Stakeholder Engagement

Facilitation

Primary Affiliation(s):

Climate Impacts Group

Yu, Rita

Postdoctoral Fellow

ritamsyu@uw.edu

(206) 685-4718

Areas of Expertise:

Climate Dynamics

Climate Modeling

Primary Affiliation(s):

Climate Impacts Group

CIG Affiliates

Cullen, Alison

Professor

alison@uw.edu

(206) 616-1654

Areas of Expertise:

Environmental Risk Assessment
Risk Management

Public Policy

Primary Affiliation(s):

UW Evans School of Public Affairs

Ebi, Kristie

Professor

krisebi@uw.edu

(206) 543-8440

Areas of Expertise:

Public Health

 

Primary Affiliation(s):

Department of Global Health and Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

Essington, Tim

Associate Professor

essing@uw.edu

(206) 616-3698

Areas of Expertise:

Aquatic Ecosystems

Primary Affiliation(s):

UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

Evans, Laura

Associate Professor

evansle@u.washington.edu

(206) 543-4900

Areas of Expertise:

Public Policy
Tribal Governance

Primary Affiliation(s):

UW Evans School of Public Affairs

Fenske, Richard

Professor

rfenske@uw.edu

(206) 543-0916

Areas of Expertise:

Air Quality
Public Health
Children's Health

Primary Affiliation(s):

UW School of Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

Frumkin, Howard

Dean, School of Public Health
Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

frumkin@uw.edu

(206) 543-1144

Areas of Expertise:

Climate Change and Health Energy Policy and Health
Built Environment and Health

 

Primary Affiliation(s):

UW School of Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

Hagerman, Shannon

Assistant Professor

Shannon.Hagerman@ubc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

Adaptation Planning

Forests

Societal Dimensions

Primary Affiliation(s):

University of British Columbia, School of Forestry

Hamlet, Alan F.

Assistant Professor

alan.hamlet.1@nd.edu

574-631-7409

Areas of Expertise:

Hydrologic Modeling

Climate Change

Water Resources and Adaption

 

Primary Affiliation(s):

Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame

Hamman, Joe

Graduate Student

jhamman1@uw.edu

 

 

Areas of Expertise:

Hydrology

Primary Affiliation(s):

UW Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Istanbulluoglu, Erkan

Associate Professor

erkani@u.washington.edu

(206) 543-7923

Areas of Expertise:

Hydrology

Geomorphology

Primary Affiliation(s):

UW Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Lawler, Josh

Associate Professor

jlawler@uw.edu

(206) 685-4367

Areas of Expertise:

Conservation Biology
Landscape Ecology

Primary Affiliation(s):

School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

Lettenmaier, Dennis

Professor

dennisl@uw.edu

(206) 543-2532

Areas of Expertise:

Hydrology

Water Resources

Primary Affiliation(s):

UW Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Leung, Ruby

Research Scientist

ruby.leung@pnl.gov

(509) 372-6182

Areas of Expertise:

Climate Dynamics

Primary Affiliation(s):

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Lundquist, Jessica

Associate Professor

jdlund@u.washington.edu

(206) 685-7594

Areas of Expertise:

Hydrology

Primary Affiliation(s):

UW Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

McKenzie, Don

Affiliate Assistant Professor

dmck@uw.edu

(206) 732-7824

Areas of Expertise:

Forests

Primary Affiliation(s):

USFS, Fire and Environmental Research Applic.

UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

Miles, Edward

Professor Emeritus

edmiles@uw.edu

(206) 616-5348

(206) 685-1837

Areas of Expertise:

Integrated Assessment

Societal Dimensions

Primary Affiliation(s):

Climate Impacts Group

UW Evans School of Public Affairs

UW School of Marine and Environmental Affairs

Mitchell, Todd

Research Meteorologist

mitchell@atmos.washington.edu

(206) 685-3786

Areas of Expertise:

Climate Dynamics

Primary Affiliation(s):

Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO)

Neumann, Rebecca

Assistant Professor

rbneum@uw.edu

(206) 221-2298

Areas of Expertise:

Hydrology
Groundwater

Primary Affiliation(s):

UW Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Peterson, Dave

Research Biologist

peterson@fs.fed.us

(206) 732-7812

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Areas of Expertise:

Forests

Primary Affiliation(s):

USFS, Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Lab

Sarachik, Ed

Professor Emeritus

sarachik@uw.edu

(206) 543-6720

Areas of Expertise:

Climate Dynamics

Primary Affiliation(s):

Climate Impacts Group

UW Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences

Spector, June

Assistant Professor

spectj@uw.edu

(206) 897-1979
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Areas of Expertise:

Public Health

Primary Affiliation(s):

UW School of Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

UW School of Medicine

Steed, Rick

Research Meteorologist

steed@uw.edu

 

Areas of Expertise:

Climate Dynamics

Climate Modeling

Primary Affiliation(s):

UW Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences

Strauch, Ronda

Graduate Student

rstrauch@uw.edu

(206) 543-7940

Areas of Expertise:

Forests
Geomorphology
Transportation

Primary Affiliation(s):

UW Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Northwest Climate Science Center

Thompson, Sarah Ann

Staff Scientist and Data Manager

sathompson@faralloninstitute.org

(707) 981-8033

Areas of Expertise:

Integrated Ecosystem Assessments

California Current

Primary Affiliation(s):

Farallon Institute for Advanced Ecosystem Research

Warner, Michael

Graduate Student

mdwarner@uw.edu

(206) 543-1646

Areas of Expertise:

Dynamical Downscaling

Primary Affiliation(s):

UW Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences

Yost, Michael

Associate Chair and Professor

airion@u.washington.edu

206-685-7243

Areas of Expertise:

Air Quality
Public Health
Exposure Assessment

Primary Affiliation(s):

UW School of Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

 

Former CIG Researchers and Graduate Students

The following are just a few of the many former CIG students and research scientists whose experience with the CIG helped advance their careers.

  • Joe Casola - Staff Scientist and Program Director for Science and Impacts at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. Former CIG graduate student (2008-2009)
  • Marketa McGuire Elsner - Civil Engineer at the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver. Former CIG graduate student and Research Scientist (2007-2012)
  • Ze'ev Gedalof - Associate Professor, University of Guelph. Former CIG graduate student (PhD awarded in 2003)
  • Alan Hamlet - Assistant Professor, College of Engineering, University of Notre Dame. Former CIG graduate student and Research Scientist (1996-2012)
  • Jeremy Littell - Lead Research Scientist at the U.S. Geological Survey and the Alaska Climate Science Center. Former CIG graduate student and Research Scientist (2005-2011)
  • Nate Mantua - Landscape Ecology Team Leader for NOAA's Southwest Fisheries Science Center. Former CIG Research Scientist (1995-2010) and co-Director (2010-2012)
  • Philip Mote - Director, Oregon Climate Change Research Institute Professor, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences Oregon State University. Former CIG Research Scientist (1998-2009)
  • Alexander (Sascha) Peterson - Senior Program Officer for the American Society of Adaptation Professionals and President of Adaptation International. Former graduate student (2006-2008)
  • Crystal Raymond - Climate Research and Adaptation Strategic Advisor, Seattle City Light. Former CIG graduate student (2006-2010, PhD awarded in 2010).
  • Julie Vano - Postdoctoral Fellow at the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute. Former CIG graduate student (2007-2010, PhD awarded in 2010)