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National Climate Assessment Staff (USGCRP National Coordination Office)

  • Dr. Fabien Laurier, Director, Third National Climate Assessment 
  • Dr. Glynis Lough, Chief of Staff for the National Climate Assessment
  • Emily Therese Cloyd, Engagement Coordinator for the National Climate Assessment 
  • Bryce Golden-Chen, Program Coordinator for the National Climate Assessment
  • Alison Delgado, Scientist
  • Dr. Ilya Fischhoffkri, Scientist
  • Melissa Kenney, Indicators Coordinator
  • Dr. Fred Lipschultz, Regional Coordinator for the National Climate Assessment
  • Susan Aragon-Long, Senior Scientist
  • Julie Maldonado, Engagement Assistant
  • Tess Carter, Intern

  • Katharine Jacobs, Director of the National Climate Assessment 
  • Ralph Cantral, Sectoral Coordinator
  • Chelcy Ford, Scientist
  • Bill Emanuel, Senior Scientist
  • Matt Erickson, Intern
  • Wyatt Freeman, Coordination Office
  • Nancy Grimm, Senior Scientist
  • Tess Hart, Intern
  • Stuart Luther, Intern
  • Krista Mantsch, Intern
  • Rebecca Martin, Intern
  • Paul Schramm, Scientist

Interagency National Climate Assessment (INCA) Working Group

Members

  • Katharine Jacobs (Chair) - NCA Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Virginia Burkett (Vice Chair) - U.S. Geological Survey
  • Susan Aragon-Long - U.S. Geological Survey
  • John Balbus - National Institutes of Health
  • Ko Barrett - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Rona Birnbaum - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • William Goran - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Anne Grambsch - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Eve Gruntfest - National Science Foundation
  • John Hall - Department of Defense
  • Lesley Jantarasami - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Mike Kangior - U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • John Laws- U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Allison Leidner - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Nancy McNabb - National Institute for Standards and Technology
  • Kate Nixon – U.S. Navy
  • Carolyn Olson - U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Adam Parris - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Toral Patel-Weynand - U.S. Forest Service
  • Marc Perry - U.S. Census Bureau
  • Jeff Peterson - White House Council on Environmental Quality
  • Jamie Pool – White House Council on Environmental Quality
  • David Reidmiller – U.S. Department of State
  • Arthur Rypinski – U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Kenli Schaaf – U.S. Department of State
  • James Smoot - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Louie Tupas - U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Robert Vallario - U.S. Department of Energy
  • Margaret Walsh - U.S. Department of Agriculture

National Climate Assessment Author Teams

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Click on the buttons below to view the convening lead authors and lead authors by chapter for the 2013 National Climate Assessment.

Convening Lead Authors

  • Jerry Melillo, Marine Biological Laboratory, MA
  • T.C. Richmond, Van Ness Feldman GordonDerr, WA
  • Gary Yohe, Wesleyan University, CT

Convening Lead Authors

  • John Walsh, University of Alaska Fairbanks, AK
  • Don Wuebbles, University of Illinois, IL

Lead Authors

  • Katharine Hayhoe, Texas Tech University, TX
  • Richard Somerville, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Univ. of California, San Diego, CA
  • Kenneth Kunkel, NOAA, CICS, North Carolina State Univ., National Climatic Data Center, NC
  • Graeme Stephens, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, CA
  • Peter Thorne, NOAA, CICS, North Carolina State Uni., National Climatic Data Center, NC
  • Russell Vose, NOAA, National Climatic Data Center, NC
  • Michael Wehner, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, CA
  • Josh Willis, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, CA

Convening Lead Authors

  • Paul Fleming, Seattle Public Utilities, WA
  • Aris Georgakakos, Georgia Tech, GA

Lead Authors

  • Michael Dettinger, U.S. Geological Survey, CA
  • Christa Peters-Lidard, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, MD
  • Ken Reckhow, Duke University, NC
  • T.C. Richmond, Van Ness Feldman GordonDerr, WA
  • Kathleen White, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, VA
  • David Yates, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, CO

Convening Lead Authors

  • Jan Dell, CH2M Hill, CA
  • Susan Tierney, Analysis Group Consultants, MA

Lead Authors

  • Guido Franco, California Energy Commission, CA
  • Richard G. Newell, Duke University, NC
  • Rich Richels, Electric Power Research Institute, DC
  • John Weyant, Stanford University, CA
  • Thomas J. Wilbanks, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN

Convening Lead Authors

  • Henry G. Schwartz, Jr., HGS Consultants, LLC, MO
  • Michael Meyer, Parsons Brinckerhoff, GA

Lead Authors

  • Cynthia J. Burbank, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc., VA
  • Michael Kuby, Arizona State University, AZ
  • Clinton Oster, Indiana University, IN
  • John Posey, East-West Gateway Council of Governments, MO
  • Edmond Russo, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, MS
  • Arthur Rypinski, U.S. Department of Transportation, MD

Convening Lead Authors

  • Jerry Hatfield, U.S. Department of Agriculture, IA
  • Gene Takle, Iowa State University, IA

Lead Authors

  • Richard Grotjahn, University of California Davis, CA
  • Patrick Holden, Waterborne Environmental, Inc., IL
  • R. Cesar Izaurralde, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, MD
  • Terry Mader, University of Nebraska, NE
  • Elizabeth Marshall, U.S. Department of Agriculture, DC

Convening Lead Authors

  • Linda A. Joyce, U.S. Forest Service, CO
  • Steven W. Running, University of Montana, MT

Lead Authors

  • David D. Breshears, University of Arizona, AZ
  • Virginia H. Dale, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN
  • Robert W. Malmsheimer, SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry, NY
  • R. Neil Sampson, Vision Forestry, LLC, VA
  • Brent Sohngen, Ohio State University, OH
  • Christopher W. Woodall, U.S. Forest Service, MN

Convening Lead Authors

  • Peter M. Groffman, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, NY
  • Peter Kareiva, The Nature Conservancy, WA/CA

Lead Authors

  • Shawn Carter, U.S. Geological Survey, VA
  • Nancy B. Grimm, Arizona State University, AZ
  • Josh Lawler, University of Washington, WA
  • Michelle Mack, University of Florida, FL
  • Virginia Matzek, Santa Clara University, CA
  • Heather Tallis, Stanford University, CA

Convening Lead Authors

  • Kim Knowlton, Natural Resources Defense Council and Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, NY
  • George Luber, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, GA

Lead Authors

  • John Balbus, National Institutes of Health, MD
  • Howard Frumkin, University of Washington, WA
  • Mary Hayden, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, CO
  • Jeremy Hess, Emory University, GA
  • Michael McGeehin, RTI International, GA
  • Nicky Sheats, Thomas Edison State College, NJ

Convening Lead Authors

  • Kathy Hibbard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, WA
  • Tom Wilson, Electric Power Research Institute, DC

Lead Authors

  • Kristen Averyt, University of Colorado, CO
  • Robert Harriss, Houston Advanced Research Center, TX
  • Robin Newmark, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, CO
  • Steven Rose, Electric Power Research Institute, DC
  • Elena Shevliakova, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, NJ
  • Vincent Tidwell, Sandia National Laboratories, NM

Convening Lead Authors

  • Susan Cutter, University of South Carolina, SC
  • William Solecki, City University of New York, NY

Lead Authors

  • Nancy Bragado, City of San Diego, CA
  • JoAnn Carmin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA
  • Joyce E. Coffee, Edelman, IL
  • Michail Fragkias, Boise State University, ID
  • Matthias Ruth, University of Maryland, MD
  • Thomas J. Wilbanks, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN

Convening Lead Authors

  • T.M. Bull Bennett, Kiksapa Consulting, ND
  • Nancy G. Maynard, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, MD

Lead Authors

  • Patricia Cochran, Alaska Native Science Commission, AK
  • Bob Gough, Intertribal Council on Utility Policy, SD
  • Kathy Lynn, University of Oregon, OR
  • Garrit Voggesser, National Wildlife Federation, CO
  • Susan Wotkyns, Northern Arizona University, AZ

Convening Lead Authors

  • Daniel G. Brown, University of Michigan, MI
  • Colin Polsky, Clark University, MA

Lead Authors

  • Paul Bolstad, University of Minnesota, MN
  • Samuel D. Brody, Texas A&M University at Galveston, TX
  • David Hulse, University of Oregon, OR
  • Roger Kroh, Mid-America Regional Council, MO
  • Thomas R. Loveland, U.S. Geological Survey, SD
  • Allison Thomson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, MD

Convening Lead Authors

  • David Hales, Second Nature, MA
  • William Hohenstein, U.S. Department of Agriculture, VA

Lead Authors

  • Marcie D. Bidwell, Mountain Studies Institute, CO
  • Craig Landry, East Carolina University, NC
  • David McGranahan, U.S. Department of Agriculture – Economic Research Service, DC
  • Joseph Molnar, Auburn University, AL
  • Lois W. Morton, Iowa State University, IA
  • Marcela Vasquez, University of Arizona, AZ

Convening Lead Authors

  • James N. Galloway, University of Virginia, VA
  • William Schlesinger, Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies, NY

Lead Authors

  • Christopher M. Clark, U.S. EPA, DC
  • Nancy B. Grimm, National Science Foundation, DC/AZ
  • Robert Jackson, Duke University, NC
  • Beverly Law, Oregon State University, OR
  • Peter Thornton, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN<
  • Alan Townsend, University of Colorado, CO

Convening Lead Authors

  • Radley Horton, Columbia University, NY
  • Gary Yohe, Wesleyan University, CT

Lead Authors

  • William Easterling, Pennsylvania State University, PA
  • Robert Kates, University of Maine, ME
  • Matthias Ruth, University of Maryland, MD
  • Edna Sussman, Fordham University School of Law, NY
  • Adam Whelchel, The Nature Conservancy, CT
  • David Wolfe, Cornell University, NY

Convening Lead Authors

  • Lynne Carter, Louisiana State University, LA
  • James W. Jones, University of Florida, FL

Lead Authors

  • Leonard Berry, Florida Atlantic University, FL
  • Virginia Burkett, U.S. Geological Survey, LA
  • James F. Murley, South Florida Regional Planning Council, FL
  • Jayantha Obeysekera, South Florida Water Management District, FL
  • Paul J. Schramm, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, GA
  • David Wear, U.S. Forest Service, NC

Convening Lead Authors

  • Sara C. Pryor, Indiana University, IN
  • Donald Scavia, University of Michigan, MI

Lead Authors

  • Charles Downer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, MS
  • Marc Gaden, Great Lakes Fishery Commission, MI
  • Louis Iverson, U.S. Forest Service, OH
  • Rolf Nordstrom, Great Plains Institute, MN
  • Jonathan Patz, University of Wisconsin, WI
  • G. Philip Robertson, Michigan State University, MI

Convening Lead Authors

  • Dennis Ojima, Colorado State University, CO
  • Mark Shafer, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, OK

Lead Authors

  • John M. Antle, Oregon State University, OR
  • Doug Kluck, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, MO
  • Renee A. McPherson, University of Oklahoma, OK
  • Sascha Petersen, Adaptation International, TX
  • Bridget Scanlon, University of Texas, TX
  • Kathleen Sherman, Colorado State University, CO

Convening Lead Authors

  • Guido Franco, California Energy Commission, CA<
  • Gregg Garfin, University of Arizona, AZ

Lead Authors

  • Hilda Blanco, University of Southern California, CA
  • Andrew Comrie, University of Arizona, AZ
  • Patrick Gonzalez, National Park Service, DC
  • Thomas Piechota, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
  • Rebecca Smyth, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, CA
  • Reagan Waskom, Colorado State University, CO

Convening Lead Authors

  • Philip Mote, Oregon State University, OR
  • Amy K. Snover, University of Washington, WA

Lead Authors

  • Susan Capalbo, Oregon State University, OR
  • Sanford D. Eigenbrode, University of Idaho, ID
  • Patricia Glick, National Wildlife Federation, WA
  • Jeremy Littell, University of Washington, WA
  • Richard Raymondi, Idaho Department of Water Resources, ID
  • Spencer Reeder, Cascadia Consulting Group, WA

Convening Lead Authors

  • F. Stuart Chapin III, University of Alaska Fairbanks, AK
  • Sarah F. Trainor, University of Alaska Fairbanks, AK

Lead Authors

  • Patricia Cochran, Alaska Native Science Commission, AK
  • Henry Huntington, Huntington Consulting, AK
  • Carl Markon, U.S. Geological Survey, AK
  • Molly McCammon, Alaska Ocean Observing System, AK
  • A. David McGuire, U.S. Geological Survey and University of Alaska Fairbanks, AK
  • Mark Serreze, University of Colorado, CO

Convening Lead Authors

  • Jo-Ann Leong, University of Hawaii, HI
  • John J. Marra, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, HI

Lead Authors

  • Melissa Finucane, East-West Center, HI
  • Thomas Giambelluca, University of Hawaii, HI
  • Mark Merrifield, University of Hawaii, HI
  • Stephen E. Miller, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, HI
  • Jeffrey Polovina, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, HI
  • Eileen Shea, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NC

Convening Lead Authors

  • Scott Doney, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MA
  • Andrew A. Rosenberg, Union of Concerned Scientists, MA

Lead Authors

  • Michael Alexander, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, CO
  • Francisco Chavez, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, CA
  • Catherine Drew Harvell, Cornell University, NY
  • Gretchen Hofmann, University of California Santa Barbara, CA
  • Michael Orbach, Duke University, NC
  • Mary Ruckelshaus, Natural Capital Project, CA

Convening Lead Authors

  • Margaret A. Davidson, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, SC
  • Susanne C. Moser, Susanne Moser Research & Consulting and Stanford University, CA

Lead Authors

  • Paul Kirshen, University of New Hampshire, NH
  • Peter Mulvaney, Greenleaf Advisors, LLC, IL
  • James F. Murley, South Florida Regional Planning Council, FL
  • James E. Neumann, Industrial Economics, MA
  • Laura Petes, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, MD
  • Denise Reed, University of New Orleans, LA

Convening Lead Authors

  • Richard Moss, Joint Global Change Research Institute, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, University of Maryland, MD
  • P. Lynn Scarlett, Resources for the Future, DC
  • Lead Authors

    • Melissa A. Kenney, University of Maryland, MD
    • Howard Kunreuther, University of Pennsylvania, PA
    • Robert Lempert, RAND Corporation, CA
    • Jay Manning, Cascadia Law Group, WA
    • B. Ken Williams, U.S. Geological Survey, VA

    Convening Lead Authors

    • Henry D. Jacoby, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA
    • Anthony C. Janetos, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, MD

    Lead Authors

    • Richard Birdsey, U.S. Forest Service, PA
    • James L. Buizer, University of Arizona, AZ
    • Katherine Calvin, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, MD
    • Francisco de la Chesnaye, Electric Power Research Institute, DC
    • David Schimel, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, CA
    • Ian Sue Wing, Boston University, MA

    Convening Lead Authors

    • Rosina Bierbaum, University of Michigan, MI
    • Arthur Lee, Chevron Corporation, CA
    • Joel Smith, Stratus Consulting, CO

    Lead Authors

    • Maria Blair, American Cancer Society, NY
    • Lynne M. Carter, Louisiana State University, LA
    • F. Stuart Chapin, III, University of Alaska Fairbanks, AK
    • Paul Fleming, Seattle Public Utilities, WA
    • Susan Ruffo, The Nature Conservancy, DC

    Convening Lead Authors

    • Bob Corell, Center for Energy and Climate Solutions, VA
    • Diana Liverman, University of Arizona, AZ

    Lead Authors

    • Kirstin Dow, University of South Carolina, SC
    • Kristie L. Ebi, Stanford University, CA
    • Kenneth Kunkel, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites, North Carolina State University, National Climatic Data Center, NC
    • Linda Mearns, National Center for Atmospheric Research, CO
    • Jerry Melillo, Marine Biological Laboratory, MA

    Convening Lead Authors

    • Maria Blair, American Cancer Society, GA
    • John Hall, U.S. Department of Defense, VA

    Lead Authors

    • James L. Buizer, University of Arizona, AZ
    • David Gustafson, Monsanto, MO
    • Brian Holland, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, CA
    • Susanne Moser, Susanne Moser Research & Consulting and Stanford University, CA
    • Anne Waple, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – National Climatic Data Center, NC

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