Photo of Radley Horton

Associate Research Scientist, Center for Climate Systems Research

Columbia University

Speaking At:
The Science of Recent Severe Weather Events
June 25, 2013 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: 147A
Topic: Hazards

Dr. Radley Horton is an Associate Research Scientist at the Center for Climate Systems Research at Columbia University. His research interests include regional climate projections, sea level rise, extreme climate events, loss of Arctic sea ice and its implications, and adaptation to climate variability and change.

Radley is a Convening Lead Author for the Third National Climate Assessment, Northeast Chapter. He is also Deputy Lead for NASA’s Climate Adaptation Science Investigator Working Group, charged with linking NASA’s science to its institutional stewardship.  He served as the Climate Science Lead for the New York City Panel on Climate Change, and is a Co-Lead for the NOAA-funded Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast. Radley is also the Columbia University lead for the Department of Interior-funded Northeast Climate Science Center. Radley has also been a Co-leader in the development of a global research agenda in support of the United Nations Environmental Program’s Programme on Vulnerability, Impacts, and Adaptation (PROVIA) initiative.   Radley is also a Co-PI on an NSF funded Climate Change Education Partnership Project.  Radley also teaches in Columbia University’s Sustainable Development department.