Alexander Gershunov

Title: Research Meteorologist

University of California, San Diego

PhD, Geography

pecialty:Understanding the links between regional weather extremes and large-scale climate variability and change, long-range climate prediction, paleoclimate reconstruction, the atmospheric water cycle, water resources, heat waves, climate and wildfire, climate and infectious disease, climate influence on society and human influence on climate.


Alexander is a signatory of the Tyndall Petition, a statement backed by climate experts acknowledging the significant risks of climate change and the urgent need for emission reductions.

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