Alan Robock
(click here for Biographical Sketch and other photos)


B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1970

Meteorology, Advisor: Lyle H. Horn

S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1974

Meteorology, Advisor: Norman A. Phillips

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1977

Meteorology, Advisor: Edward N. Lorenz


Distinguished Professor
Department of Environmental Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Rutgers University
14 College Farm Road
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-8551

 

Phone:  +1-848-932-5751

Fax:  +1-732-932-8644

E-mail:  robock@envsci.rutgers.edu

Member, Undergraduate Meteorology Program

Member, Graduate Program in Atmospheric Science

Member, Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Editor, Reviews of Geophysics

Research Interests:
     Nuclear Winter
     Volcanic Eruptions and Climate  VolMIP
     Geoengineering  GeoMIP



Latest Publications    All Publications

My Advice to President-Elect Trump on Nuclear Weapons

Retro Report on Nuclear Winter in New York Times, April 3, 2016

Robock, Alan, and Owen Brian Toon, 2016:  Letís End the Peril of a Nuclear Winter, Op-ed, New York Times, February 11, 2016.

My Tweets    My Huffington Post Blogs

Videos of talks and interviews about nuclear winter, geoengineering, global warming, and volcanic eruptions


Alan, Barne Glacier, and Mt. Erebus, Antarctica, Sept. 22, 2004   My Trip To Antarctica

PowerPoint Presentations:

     Climatic Consequences of Nuclear Conflict (95 MB - for teaching)
     (revised November 30, 2015)

     Original Nuclear Winter PowerPoint (31 MB - for teaching)
(revised July 4, 2005)
     You will also need the movie, pin.AVI

     Geoengineering (71 MB - for teaching)
(revised January 11, 2016)
You will also need the movie, CCM250yrWarmingOrtho_long.mpg (37 MB)

Volcanic Eruptions and Climate (107 MB - for teaching)
(revised November 19, 2016)
You will also need the movie, pin.AVI

Global Warming (114 MB - for teaching)
(revised September 11, 2015)
You will also need the movies, CCM250yrWarmingOrtho_long.mpg (37 MB) and arctic_ice_cap.avi

SkepticalScience.com (for the truth about global warming)

How To Ask a Professor for a Reference Letter

New York City Metropolitan Area Meteorology Web Sites

Fidel Castro Ruz and Alan Robock  My September 2010 Trip To Cuba

My December 2011 Trip To Cuba 

You can travel legally now to Cuba for research


Regional Nuclear War and Nuclear Winter Updated
(Climatic Consequences of Nuclear Conflict Website,
with Publications, Videos, and Powerpoints
)

  Ice-core Volcanic Index 2 (IVI2) 

The Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP)

The Volcano Model Intercomparison Project (VolMIP)

Atmospheric Science / Meteorology at Rutgers

For my courses, log into sakai.rutgers.edu

Local Radar Loop

WeatherWatcher



Publications:

Tonight as I Stand Inside the Rain: Bob Dylan and Weather Imagery  (© Copyright 2005 AMS)

External Funding of Atmospheric Science Programs 
(© Copyright 2005 AMS)

Parentheses are (are not) for references and clarification (saving space)
 

  ON NUCLEAR WINTER

  ON GEOENGINEERING

ON VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS AND CLIMATE

  ON GLOBAL AND REGIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE

  ON SOIL MOISTURE AND CLIMATE

  ON HUMIDITY

  ON THE DIURNAL CYCLE



Prepared by Alan Robock (robock@envsci.rutgers.edu) - Last updated on November 19, 2016