Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
University of Maryland College Park
Climate Science Specialties: Atmosphere, Human and Urban Systems, Climate Modeling
Ross Salawitch is a Professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences in the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Science at the University of Maryland, College Park. He studies the quantification of the effect of human activity on atmospheric composition. His research team develops models that are compared to observations obtained from orbital, air-borne, balloon, and ground based platforms and focuses on stratospheric ozone depletion and recovery, air quality, climate change, and the global carbon cycle.