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Dr. Andrew Gettelman is a Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Major research interests concern the effect of water vapor on the climate of the atmosphere and the chemistry of the stratosphere. Research interests also include the needs and challenges faced by developing scientists in atmospheric science and climatology, and seeking to help those scientists conduct their work better. He is also currently serving as the communications secretary for the Atmospheric Sciences section of the American Geophysical Union.

Dr. Gettelman received his PhD from the University of Washington, Seattle in 1999. Prior to attending graduate school, he was a coordinator of the US Climate Action Network in Washington, DC, and an intern with the Natural Resources Defense Council.

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