Dr. Roger Pulwarty is an atmospheric scientist who researches the interactions between climate and society. He is interested in developing effective services to mitigate the social risks associated with climate change, and in previous studies Dr. Pulwarty has inquired into hydroclimatic variability and change, assessing social vulnerability and capacity to respond to climatic variations and weather extremes, and the use of research-based information in natural resources policy and decision-making.
Dr. Pulwarty holds a bachelor's degree in atmospheric sciences, and a P.h.D. in climatology. He currently works for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Boulder, Colorado.