?s research focuses on observation and analysis of precipitation (rain and snow), including how precipitation responds to and affects various aspects of the Earth System. Prior to becoming a University of Maryland scientist, Arkin worked as a research scientist and manager at NOAA for more then 20 years. He has a doctorate in meteorology from the University of Maryland.
earth science, climate change (popularly called global warming), precipitation (rain, snow, etc.), and how precipitation responds to and affects various aspects of the Earth System