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James D. Scott – Senior Associate Scientist
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Atmosphere-Ocean Process Team
Affiliation: CIRES
Phone: (303) 497-6257
Mailing Address:
NOAA/ESRL Physical Sciences Division
325 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80305

Fax: (303) 497-6449


James Scott (aka Jamie) is a Senior Associate Scientist at CIRES and works in the Physical Sciences Division of ESRL. Jamie has spent the last twenty years researching problems in air-sea interaction, inter-annual climate variability, climate change and precipitation extremes. Jamie excels in computer programming, climate analysis methods, data processing and visualization. Recently, he’s worked extensively on NOAA’s Climate Change Web Portal, an effort to provide a framework for scientists, resource managers, educators and the general public to assess future climate projections (

Research Interests


  • B.S., Atmospheric Science, UW-Madison, Dec 1991
  • M.S., Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Dec 1994

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