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Judith Perlwitz – Research Scientist
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Attribution and Predictability Assessments Team
Affiliation: CIRES
Phone: (303) 497-4814
Mailing Address:
NOAA/ESRL Physical Sciences Division
325 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80305

Fax: (303) 497-6020

Research Interests

  • Attribution of Weather and Climate Related Extremes
  • Climate Diagnostics
  • Dynamic Troposphere-Stratosphere Interactions
  • Chemistry Climate Interactions
  • Role of the Stratosphere in Climate and Climate Change


  • Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, Hamburg University, Germany, May 2000
  • M.S., Meteorology, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, Feb 1992

Professional Activities

  • Fellow, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado
  • Editor, Journal of Climate (2013-2016)
  • Review Editor, WMO Assessment of Ozone Depletion 2014, Chapter 3
  • Lead Author, IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, Chapter 10
  • WCRP-SPARC Co-chair (since 2016)

Honors and Awards

  • American Meteorological Society, Fellow (2016)