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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
Research Meteorologist
Climate Dynamics and Prediction Group
Climate modeling, hurricanes and climate


Thomas Knutson is a Research Meteorologist at NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory. His current research interests include the potential impact of climate change on hurricanes and climate change detection. He was invited to organize a special session on "Global Warming and Hurricanes" at the WMO 4th International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones in Cairns, Australia. He has presented invited lectures on this topic at a National Research Council Roundtable; an IPCC Special Workshop on Climate Extremes; a special session at an American Meteorological Society annual meeting; and other professional meetings, workshops, and universities.