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Meet the Author: Adam Sobel

Author Bio and Details

Adam Sobel is a leading scientist in the study of extreme weather and climate. He has authored or coauthored more than a hundred articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has won several major awards, including the David and Lucile Packard Fellowship, the Meisinger Award from the American Meteorological Society, the AXA Award in climate and extreme weather, and the Ascent Award from the American Geophysical Union. Sobel received his PhD in meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is a tenured professor at Columbia University, in the departments of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics. He lives with his wife and two sons in New York City.

Books by Adam Sobel

Storm Surge

Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate, and Extreme Weather of the Past and Future

Book cover image: Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate, and Extreme Weather of the Past and Future

Atmospheric scientist and Columbia University professor Adam Sobel takes an inquisitive look into super storm Sandy, examining the science behind the storm, its connections to our changing climate, and the implications for the future.  More »

  • Winner of the Atmospheric Science Librarians International Choice Award, Popular Category
  • Winner of the Louis J. Battan Author’s Award for the American Meteorological Society