UMD: A Globally Connected University

Phillip Arkin

Director of the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites and Deputy Director of ESSIC
2203 Computer & Space Sciences Building
College Park, MD 20742
Work Phone: 
301 405 2147
Expert Credentials: 

?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.

Area of Expertise: 

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

College: 
Degrees: 
Ph.D. Meteorology University of Maryland