Cameron Wake

Cameron Wake is a research associate professor with the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space at the University of New Hampshire. He also has a joint appointment in the UNH Department of Earth Sciences. Cameron directs an active research program investigating regional climate and environmental change through the analysis of ice cores and instrumental records. Currently he is leading research programs to assess the impact of climate change in New England and to reconstruct climate change from ice cores recovered from glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau and in the Arctic. He is also an author on over 50 papers published in the peer-reviewed scientific literature, including authorship on a series of papers and reports detailing the impact of climate change in the Northeast US.

Cameron also directs Carbon Solutions New England , a public-private partnership promoting collective action to achieve a clean, secure energy future while sustaining our unique cultural and natural resources.

Cameron advises graduate student research and teaches several classes at UNH including Global Environmental Change, Earth System Science, and Climate and Health. He also led a team that produced a Design Guide for Earth System Science Education that summarizes the lessons learned from 15 years of NASA supported education programs. He serves on the UNH Energy Task Force, is a Senior Faculty Fellow in the Office of the Vice President for Research and Outreach Scholarship, and is chair of the Undergraduate Research Conference Planning Committee. He also serves as chief scientific advisor for Clean-Air-Cool Planet, a not-for-profit organization finding and promoting solutions to global warming.

Dr. Wake received a B.Sc. in Geology (1984) from the University of Ottawa, an M.A. in Geography (1987) from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences (1993) from the University of New Hampshire.

Climatology
Earth, Ocean and Space Institute
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