Henry Pollack (geophysicist)

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Henry Pollack
Born (1936-07-13) July 13, 1936 (age 86)
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
Cornell University
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Michigan

Henry Pollack is an American emeritus professor of geophysics at the University of Michigan.[1] Pollack received his A.B. from Cornell University in 1958 and Ph.D in 1963 from the University of Michigan. He is also an advisor to the National Science Foundation and an author (along with 2000 other people) of a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore.[2][1] Pollack has conducted scientific research on all seven continents and has traveled regularly to Antarctica.[3]

In 2010, Pollack wrote the book A World Without Ice which provides an analysis of climate change science.[1] In 2003, he wrote Uncertain Science ... Uncertain World.[4]


  1. ^ a b c Ian Sample. A World Without Ice by Henry Pollack – review, The Guardian, 20 October 2010.
  2. ^ Betty Galbraith. Book Review -- Henry N. Pollack: A world without ice, The Environmentalist, 7 September 2010.
  3. ^ Veronique Greenwood. The Environmental Revival Seed, October 27, 2009.
  4. ^ M.G. Morgan. Review: Uncertain Science ... Uncertain World Climatic Change, Volume 65, Numbers 1-2, 243.

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