Gregg Garfin, Extension Specialist and Professor in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment, works to bridge the science-society interface through dialogues between scientists and decision makers and collaborative climate and environment research projects. His research focuses on adaptation to climate-related risks. He served as co-lead author for the Southwest chapter in the Third and Fourth National Climate Assessments. His recent projects include an assessment of National Park Service cultural resource vulnerability to climate extremes, and an investigation of best practices for assessing the costs of floods in North America. He holds other campus affiliations, including Director for Science Translation and Outreach, Arizona Institute for Resilience; Director, Water, Society & Policy M.S. program; Affiliated faculty, School of Geography and Development; Affiliated faculty, Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research.
- University of Arizona Tucson, AZ Geosciences Ph.D. 1998
- University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA Geography and Geology M.S. 1992
- University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA Geography and Geology B.S. 1989