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Research Interests

Agricultural climatology, crop-climate modeling, land surface-atmosphere interactions, and impacts of climate change on the biosphere, statistical analysis of climate variability and climate change (of observational data and in climate models), uncertainty regional climate projections and relation to decision making.


Ph.D. 1988, in Geography (emphasis climatology), University of California, Los Angeles.
Title: Technological Change, Climatic Variability, and Winter Wheat Yields in the Great Plains
of the United States. Advisors: W.H. Terjung and S.H. Schneider.

M.A. 1982, in Geography (emphasis climatology) from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Title: Simulation of the Effect of Climatic Variability on Wheat Yields in Australia. Advisor: W.H. Terjung.

French L.C. 1973, Diplôme D'Etudes Françaises 2e degré, from l'Université Paul Valéry,
Mont-pellier, France.

B.A. 1971 (Honors) in Philosophy, from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.