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University of Colorado - Laboratory of Atm. and Space Physics
Associate Director


Dr. Thomas Woods is the Associate Director of Technical Divisions of the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado in Boulder. He obtained his BS in Physics in 1981 from Southwestern at Memphis (now Rhodes College) and his PhD in Physics in 1985 from the Johns Hopkins University. His research is focused primarily on the solar ultraviolet irradiance and its effects on Earth's atmosphere and climate change. Dr. Woods is involved with several NASA and NOAA satellite programs. He is the Principal Investigator (PI) of the TIMED SEE and SDO EVE satellite instrument programs at LASP and is also the PI of the SORCE mission.