Gavin Schmidt

Gavin Schmidt
Director, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
Principal Investigator, GISS ModelE Earth System Model

What He Studies

The variability of the climate (both its internal variability and how it responds to external drivers and forces), and how we can create models of climate change

in the news

'Unflappable' Science 'Warrior' Chosen to Lead Key NASA Climate Lab

NASA named Gavin Schmidt, 46, to lead the Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), one of the world’s top climate research institutions.
— Science


The Emergent Patterns of Climate Change

You can't understand climate change in pieces, says climate scientist Gavin Schmidt. It's the whole, or it's nothing. In this illuminating talk, he explains how he studies the big picture of climate change with mesmerizing models that illustrate the endlessly complex interactions of small-scale environmental events.



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Columbia University
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