Water for Food

Robert Oglesby

Climate Modeler

Professor, Climate Modeling, School of Natural Resources and Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

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Robert Oglesby is climate modeler with joint appointments in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and the School of Natural Resources. His research interests include the causes of drought, the impact of deforestation on climate, and key mechanisms of climate change, both past and future. He is currently involved with in-country training in the development and use of high-resolution climate change models for vulnerability and impacts studies in Latin America and Asia.

Oglesby has authored or co-authored more than 100 refereed journal papers and book chapters. He also serves on the Faculty Advisory Panel of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska. Prior to joining UNL in 2006, he was a senior scientist at NASA and on the faculty of Purdue University.

Oglesby received a doctorate in geophysical fluid dynamics from Yale University and a bachelor’s degree in physical geography from the University of California, Davis.

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