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School of Geography & Development
Additional Titles Associate Vice President for Research and Dean, Graduate College
Institution The University of Arizona
Office Harvill Building Rm. 453B (Map)
Phone (520) 621-1585
Fax (520) 621-2889
Andrew Comrie is a member of both CLIMAS's executive committee (lead P.I. 2005-2006) and the Committee on Global Change, which offers an interdisciplinary PhD minor.
Dr. Comrie is a climatologist specializing in the geographic aspects of atmospheric environmental issues, and he has published widely in specialized and interdisciplinary international journals. His expertise includes climate impact assessment, applied climatology, synoptic climatology, urban and regional air pollution, climate variability and change, climate and health, multivariate statistical climate analysis, and computerized map-pattern recognition and classification techniques.
Dr. Comrie is currently investigating summer and winter climate variability in the Southwest United States, climatological and human factors influencing air pollution at local and regional scales, links between climate and disease, climate and wildfire, and new techniques for mapping climate and air quality information. His work has been funded by NSF, EPA, NOAA, NASA, and state and local agencies. He serves, or has served, on numerous national and international professional committees and editorial boards, and he is currently American Editor of the International Journal of Climatology.