UNC College of Arts & Sciences

Geological Sciences

J. A. Rial

Geophysics and Climatology

Director of Graduate Studies

Rial 
Office: 319 Mitchell Hall
Phone: (919) 966-4553
E-mail: jose_rial at unc.edu



 Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
M.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,
Theoretical Geophysics/Climatology.
Computer Modeling of Environmental Systems.

 

Research

Dynamic Paleoclimate, Climatic teleconnections

Polar Synchronization

 The NARNEA project (undergraduate research)

Outreach

Gatekeepers of the Arctic--A forthcoming documentary film

Apocalyptic Planet--Greenland adventures

Carolina Climate Change Seminars --CCCS--

 Field Work

Greenland Fieldwork 2007-2011

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