Robert S. Webb

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Position

Director, Physical Sciences Division

Team

Director's Office

Affiliation

NOAA

Contact

(303) 497-5942

robert.s.webb@noaa.gov

About

Robert S. Webb is Director of both the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) in Boulder, Colorado, and the Physical Sciences Division (PSD) within ESRL. His division analyzes and interprets physical processes that influence weather and climate from hours to decades to provide scientific information to support NOAA's mission. Under Webb's direction, PSD works to improve predictions on weather-to-climate time scales by identifying early warning indicators in atmosphere and ocean patterns that cause extreme events (such as floods, droughts, and heat waves). The division's research strives to improve observations, process understanding, modeling and predictions of weather, water and climate variations and extremes, and their related impacts.

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