Authors and Contributors
Dr. Richard Alley - Essayist
Dr. Richard Alley is the Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences at Pennsylvania State University and author of The Two Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future. He chaired the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council panel on Abrupt Climate Change, which yielded Abrupt Climate Change: Inevitable Surprises. He has also participated in the Ice Core Working Group and the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and West Antarctic Ice Cores projects.