Eugene Takle

Professor, Agronomy, Geological & Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University

Convening Lead Author, Agriculture Chapter, National Climate Assessment

Speaking At:
Climate Preparedness: What We Know
17 June 2014 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 145B
Topic: Climate Change

Gene Takle has a BA degree in physics and mathematics from Luther College and PhD from the Iowa State University Department of Physics.  He joined the ISU faculty in 1971 and currently holds the position of Pioneer Hi-Bred Professor in Agronomy as well as Professor of Atmospheric Science, Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Director of the ISU Climate Science Program.  He is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and currently serves as Trustee of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research as well as coordinating Lead Co-author on the agriculture chapter of the 2014 US National Climate Assessment.  He was a contributing author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Third Assessment Report and has published research on effects of climate change on solar energy, wind energy, subsurface tile drainage, stream flow, water quality, soil carbon, crop production, mycotoxin effects in maize, building energy use, and roadway design.