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Affiliation: 
Creighton University
Title: Professor, Chair
Department: 
Atmospheric Sciences
Expertise: 
Climate variability & extremes in the SW and Mexico

Biography

Arthur Douglas is a Professor and Chair, Environmental and Atmospheric Sciences, at Creighton University. He is an elected member of NOAA's Office of Global Programs North American Monsoon Experiment Science Working Group. For the past 8 years he has served as a WMO consultant for Mexico specializing in Climate Change and Prediction. In this position he coordinates the issuance of seasonal climate outlooks for the Mexican Government and he helps to formulate strategies for detecting climate change in Mexico. In the 1980s he developed the GHCN network for Mexico and through current work with OGP's Climate Change Data and Detection Program he continues to update and add new stations to this network. In the late 1990s as part of the North America Drought Monitoring Initiative, Dr. Douglas helped to establish a network of operational long-term stations in Mexico for drought monitoring.