CHG - People - Chris Funk
BIO
 
Dr. Chris Funk
Senior Research Geographer/ Associate Researcher
USGS/ UCSB
Climatology/ Famine Early Warning
Office: 4716 Ellison Hall
Phone: (805) 456-2842
chris@geog.ucsb.edu
Curriculum Vitae
Career History and Highlights

Chris Funk is a research geographer working with the US Geological Survey and the University of California, Santa Barbara Geography Department. Since 1999, he has worked closely with the USAID Famine Early Warning System Network. His research focuses on research supporting food security, tropical rainfall analysis and prediction, hydro-climatology and African climate change. He works closely with the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science Center and African scientists in Nairobi, Gabarone and Niamey.