William Anderegg

Director of the Wilkes Center for Climate Science and Policy
Associate professor in the School of Biological Sciences

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Curriculum Vitae
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Anderegg, W.R.L., T. Collins, S. Grineski, S. Nicholls, C. Nolte
Climate change greatly escalates forest disturbance risks to US property values.
Environmental Research Letters. 18: 094011, 2023.

W.R. Anderegg, C. Wu, N. Acil, N. Carvalhais, T.A. Pugh, J. P. Sadler, & R. Seidl, R.
A climate risk analysis of Earth’s forests in the 21st century.
Science, 2022.

W.R. Anderegg, J.T. Abatzoglou, L.D. Anderegg, L. Bielory, P. L. Kinney, & L. Ziska.
Anthropogenic climate change is worsening North American pollen seasons.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021.

W.R. Anderegg, A. G. Konings, A. T. Trugman, K. Yu, D. R. Bowling, R. Gabbitas, et al.
Hydraulic diversity of forests regulates ecosystem resilience during drought.
Nature, 2018.


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Dr. William Anderegg is a world-renowned climate scientist and the director of the Wilkes Center for Climate Science and Policy. Dr. Anderegg has been recognized by the National Science Foundation’s Alan T. Waterman Award, National Science Foundation Faculty Development Early Career Science Program (CAREER); Blavatnik Foundation National Laureate in Life Sciences, Web of Science Global Highly Cited Researcher; Packard Foundation Fellow for Science and Engineering; and as an Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America.
He joined the faculty at Utah in 2015 and served as an Associate Research Scholar at the Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University until 2016. He was a NOAA Climate & Global Change Postdoctoral fellow at Princeton, and earned a B.A. in Human Biology and Ph.D. in Biology from Stanford University.
Primary Areas of Research:
The intersection of ecosystems and climate change; how climate change will affect forests and society in the western US and around the world; how drought and climate change affect forest ecosystems, including tree physiology, species interactions, and carbon cycling; nature-based climate solutions.
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