Noah Diffenbaugh

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Noah Diffenbaugh
Alma mater Stanford University, University of California, Santa Cruz
Awards James R. Holton Award from the American Geophysical Union, CAREER award from the National Science Foundation
Scientific career
Fields Earth sciences, climatology
Institutions Stanford University
Thesis Global and regional controls on Holocene environments (2003)

Noah S. Diffenbaugh is an American geoscientist and Professor of Earth System Science at Stanford University, where he is also a Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow. He is also a senior fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, an affiliate at the Precourt Institute for Energy, and the editor-in-chief of Geophysical Research Letters. He is also the faculty moderator for Stanford's undergraduate-oriented Three Books Program.[1] He is known for his research on the climate system,[2][3] especially the effects of global warming on drought in California.[4]


  1. ^ "Need Some Smart Summer Reading? Grab the 3 Books Stanford Is Having All Freshmen Read". 2017-06-22. Retrieved 2017-08-29. 
  2. ^ kate.callahan (2012-08-22). "Noah Diffenbaugh". Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. Retrieved 2017-08-29. 
  3. ^ "Noah Diffenbaugh's Profile". Retrieved 2017-08-29. 
  4. ^ Fagan, Kevin (2015-04-18). "'New normal': Scientists predict less rain from here on out". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 2017-08-29. 

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