UNC College of Arts & Sciences

Geological Sciences

J. A. Rial

Geophysics and Climatology

Director of Graduate Studies

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.



Dynamic Paleoclimate, Climatic teleconnections

Polar Synchronization

 The NARNEA project (undergraduate research)


Gatekeepers of the Arctic--A forthcoming documentary film

Apocalyptic Planet--Greenland adventures

 Field Work

Greenland Fieldwork 2007-2011

Copyright © 2009 Department of Geological Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. University Web Design by New Media Campaigns

104 South Road, Mitchell Hall
Campus Box #3315
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3315
Telephone: (919) 966-4516
Fax: (919) 966-4519