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Dr. Richard Seager

Palisades Geophysical Institute/Lamont Research Professor , Ocean & Climate Physics , Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) , The Earth Institute

106 Oceanography
61 Route 9W
PO Box 1000
Palisades, NY 10964

BIOGRAPHY: I am a climate scientist at Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory. I was born in the United Kingdom and did my undergraduate studies at the University of Liverpool where I was introduced to atmospheric sciences, climate studies and oceanography. I moved to New York and Columbia to do my PhD under Mark Cane and Steve Zebiak in tropical atmosphere-ocean and climate dynamics. After a postdoc at the University of Washington I returned to Lamont and have been here ever since. My work concerns climate variability and change on timescales of weeks to millennia with a special focus on atmosphere-ocean interaction, the causes of droughts and hydro climate variability and change. My work uses numerical models, observations and proxy climate reconstructions from paleoclimate records and covers the globe.

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