Gerard Roe, 


Office: 361 JHN 

Phone: 206-697-3298

Fax: 206-543-0489 (shared)

E-Mail: gerard*

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                               Earth and Space Sciences

                               University of Washington

                               070 Johnson Hall  

                               Box 351310

                               Seattle, WA  98195

• Phone 206-697-3298;        Fax 206-543-0489

• Site Info:

• ESS Advising:

Links:  UW ESS Faculty

B.A., Physics, Oxford University, UK, 1992
Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999

Areas of Interest:
Meteorology and Climate Dynamics, Surface Processes, Glaciology, Paleoclimate, Mountain-belt dynamics.

Adjunct professor, Atmospheric Sciences
Adjunct professor, Quaternary Research Center

Curriculum Vitae: (html) sensible pdf full

Publications: (list and pdfs)

Current Research: 

Class Information:

ESS 310: Mathematical methods in the Earth Sciences
syllabus;  class website (restricted)

ESS 414/514: Geophysics - fluids

ESS 314: Expedition to Planet Earth
ESS 201: Earth System and Climate
ESS 516: Geophysics - the atmosphere

ESS 590: Knowability and no ability in Climate/Earth Sciences:
Class web site
Final incoherent thoughts - David and Gerard 
Full record of comments/contributions (Summary here)

ESS 590: Heinrich events Link to global map of proxies , Class web site
ESS 514: Fluids (link to notes)

Alison Anders (ESS, PhD, 2005, Assoc. Prof., U. Illinois)!, Michael O’Neal (ESS, PhD, 2005, Assoc. Prof, U. Delaware)!, Drew Stolar (ESS, PhD, 2006, GE, Connecticut)!, Noah Finnegan (ESS, PhD, 2006, Asst. Prof., UCSC)!, Summer Rupper (ESS, MSc, 2004; ESS, PhD, 2007, Assoc. Prof., BYU)*, Camille Li (ATM, PhD, 2007, Asst. Prof., U. Bergen)#, Kevin Rennert (ATM PhD 2007, Staffer, Energy Committee, US Senate)!, Kat Huybers (ESS, MSc 2007, PhD candidate)*, Jane Locke (ESS PhD 2008, Chevron) #, Jim Lutz (CFR PhD 2008, Scientist, CFR)#, Robert Sheerer (ESS, MSc 2008)#, Eric Buer (ESS, MSc 2008)#, Jennifer Adams (CivE PhD 2007) #, Justin Minder (ATM PhD , 2010, Asst. Prof. Suny Albany)*, Kevin Wood (ESS PhD, 2010, scientist PMEL), Sandra Penny (ATM PhD 2013, Lecturer Bard College)*, Michelle Koutnik (ESS PhD 2010, Asst.. Prof UWash.)#, Rachel Headley (ESS, PhD 2011, Asst. Prof. UWisc Parkside)!, Erin Burke (ESS MSc, 2012, Oregon DoT)*, Nichole Feldl (At. Sci. PhD 2013, Postdoc, Caltech)*, Angela Pendergrass (PhD 2013, postdoc NCAR)*, Kyle Armour (Physics, PhD 2012, Postdoc MIT)!, Brian Smoliak (At. Sci., PhD 2013, Postdoc UMinn.) #, Nicholas Siler (At. Sci, PhD candidate)*, Nathan Steiger (At. Sci., PhD candidate)*, Xiaojuan Li (At. Sci., PhD candidate)*, Leif Anderson (U Colorado, PhD candidate)!.
*formal advisor or co-advisor, !major research advisor, #committee member (some research input)

ESS Research Groups: Climate and Paleoclimate, Glaciology, Geomorphology, Quaternary Research,
                                        Structural geology, tectonics, and geodynamics