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Mailing Address:
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD 9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla CA, 92093
Mail Code: 0224


Research Marine Physicist


  • B.A., Pomona College
  • M.S., University of California, San Diego-Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Ph.D., University of California, San Diego-Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Research Interests:

  • Greenhouse gas studies
  • El NiƱo-Southern Oscillation
  • Climate forecast model development
  • Decadal climate change


1993. ENSO and ENSO-related predictability, part I: Prediction of equatorial Pacific sea surface temperature with a hybrid coupled ocean-atmosphere model. Journal of Climate 6(8):1545-1566.

1996. Decadal climate variability over the North Pacific and North America: Dynamics and predictability. Journal of Climate 9(10):2407-2423.

1999. Detection and attribution of recent climate change: A status report. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 80(12):2631-2659.

2001. Detection of anthropogenic climate change in the world's oceans. Science 292:270-274.


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