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David Pollard

Research Professor Emeritus
Earth and Environmental Systems Institute
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
Pennsylvania State University


BA, Mathematics, Cambridge University, 1973
MS, Aeronautics, California Institute of Technology, 1974
PhD, Planetary Science, California Institute of Technology, 1979

Research Interests

Numerical modeling of the Earth's climate, including atmospheric and ocean dynamics, ice sheets and vegetation. Paleoclimates, ice ages, ice sheet-climate interactions, vegetation-climate feedbacks.