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Michael Wehner

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Michael Wehner
Senior Staff Scientist
Phone: +1 510 495 2527
Fax: +1 510 486 5812

Michael F. Wehner is a senior staff scientist in the Computational Research Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Dr. Wehner’s current research concerns the behavior of extreme weather events in a changing climate, especially heat waves, intense precipitation, drought and tropical cyclones. Before joining the Berkeley Lab in 2002, Wehner was an analyst at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in the Program for Climate Modeling Diagnosis and Intercomparison. He is the author or co-author of over 155 scientific papers and reports. He was a lead author for both the 2013 Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the 2nd,3rd and 4th US National Assessments on climate change. Dr. Wehner earned his master’s degree and Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Delaware.


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Animation of a High Resolution Global Atmospheric model

Animation of an Atmospheric River in a High Resolution Global Atmospheric model

Extreme Weather in a Changing Climate

Sonoma State University

What Physicists Do - April 10, 2017

 

Extreme Weather in a Changing Climate

CMIP5 tutorial National Center for Atmospheric Research August 16, 2016  

Opportunities with Very Large High Resolution Climate Model Datasets.

Big Data and The Earth Sciences: Grand Challenges Workshop

May 31 -June 2, 2017 Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego

 

 

 

 

 

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comments on flooding at the National Academy of Sciences workshop on Extreme Event Attribution

Ask a Scientist About Droughts, Extreme Weather and Climate Change

A Climate Scientist Answers Your Extreme Weather Questions

NPR's "On Point," (Audio only)

»Mega-Droughts in Our Future, August 14, 2012

U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming

Briefing: Extreme Weather in a Warming World, September 23, 2010

The Complete Testimony

 

Excerpts of Michael's Testimony

U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming

Briefing: Extreme Weather in a Warming World, September 23, 2010