John E. Kutzbach

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John Elmer Kutzbach is an American climatologist.[1]

He is Professor Emeritus of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1960 and a Ph.D. in Meteorology in 1966 from University of Wisconsin–Madison. His research has mainly involved using climate models to study past, present, and future climates. Among other awards and honors, he was elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 2006 and received the Milutin Milankovic Medal of the European Geophysical Society in 2001[2] and the Roger Revelle Medal in 2006.


  1. ^ Sarah E. Metcalfe, David J. Nash - Quaternary Environmental Change in the Tropics - 2012 p13 "Climate models are derived from weather forecasting models, originally conceived by John von Neumann who founded ... John Kutzbach and his co-authors led the way in exploring drivers of change in the monsoon using the NCAR CCM"
  2. ^ "EGU - Awards & medals - Milutin Milankovic Medal". European Geosciences Union. Retrieved 18 May 2018.

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