Profile: Paul Dirmeyer
website: COLA Land Group
office: 266 Research Hall
B.S. Meteorology, Texas A&M University, 1986
M.S. Meteorology, University of Maryland, 1988
Ph.D Meteorology, University of Maryland, 1992
Prof. Dirmeyer conducts research on the role of the land surface in the climate system. This includes the development and application of land-surface models, studies of the impact of land surface variability on the predictability of climate, interactions between the terrestrial and atmospheric branches of the hydrologic cycle, and the impacts of land use change on regional and global climate.