Jerry Meehl

Jerry Meehl

Jerry (Gerald) Meehl is a Senior Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. His research interests include studying the interactions between El Nino/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and the monsoons of Asia, identifying possible natural and anthropogenic effects on global climate, and quantifying possible future changes of weather and climate extremes. He was contributing author (1990), lead author (1995), and coordinating lead author (2001, 2007) for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessment reports. He received his Ph.D. in climate dynamics from the University of Colorado in 2009 and is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Climate, a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society, and a Visiting Senior Fellow at the University of Hawaii Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research. He serves as chair of the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council Climate Research Committee, chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the International Pacific Research Center at the University of Hawaii, co-chair of the Community Climate System Model Climate Change Working Group, and co-chair of the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) Working Group on Coupled Models (WGCM).

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