Members of the Science Advisory Board represent disciplines including natural resource, ecological and engineering sciences; climate science; social sciences; public health; and the agricultural sciences. The primary functions of the Science Advisory Board are to identify critical or emerging scientific questions related to the potential impacts of climate change in Wisconsin and oversee the development of Working Groups to assess those impacts on specific geographic areas, ecosystems or human activities.

Co-Chairs

Sharon Dunwoody
Professor
Journalism and Mass Communication, UW-Madison

Jim Hurley
Associate Professor and Director
Aquatic Sciences Center, UW-Madison



Science Advisory Board Members

Tim Asplund
Section Chief, Water Quality Monitoring
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Division of Water

Bill Bland
Professor of Soil Science
Department of Soil Science
Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Agroecology Program, UW-Madison

Carmen Hardin
Section Chief, Forest Management Sciences Section
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Division of Forestry

Bud Harris
Professor Emeritus
Department of Biology, UW-Green Bay

Tracey Holloway
Professor of Environmental Studies
Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE), UW-Madison

John Kutzbach
Professor Emeritus
Center for Climatic Research, UW-Madison

James LaGro, Jr.
Professor
Urban and Regional Planning, UW-Madison

Richard C. Lathrop
Honorary Associate/ Fellow
Center for Limnology, UW-Madison;
Limnologist (Retired), Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

John J. Magnuson
Professor Emeritus
Center for Limnology, UW-Madison;

Jonathan Patz
Professor
Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment, UW-Madison

Kenneth Potter
Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering, UW-Madison

Chris Swanston
Research Ecologist
USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station