Dr. Suzana J. Camargo will discuss, with a focus on hurricanes, how anthropogenic climate change can influence extreme events. She’ll explore what we’ve learned from past hurricanes and how climate change will impact future storms.
Dr. Camargo is a Lamont Research Professor at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University. She has been working at Columbia University at the Lamont campus since 1999. Dr. Camargo main expertise is on tropical cyclones (hurricanes and typhoons), in particular the relationship of tropical cyclones and climate in various time-scales. Dr. Camargo was born in Brazil, where she received her B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Physics at the University of São Paulo (USP). She then moved to Germany, where she conducted her research at the Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP) and received her Ph.D. in Physics.