Authors and Contributors

Dr. Richard Alley - Essayist

Dr. Richard Alley

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.

Dr. Alley is an essayist for Planet Ice (Braided River, 2009).