CHG - People - Joel Michaelsen
Professor Joel Michaelsen
Climatology, Meteorology, Statistics
Office: 5830 Ellison Hall
Phone: (805) 880-2548
home page
Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Michaelsen served as Chair of the Department 1991 to 1997. He was elected Chair of the Academic Senate for both the 2006-2008 and the 2008-2010 terms. Currently he heads the UCSB Climate Hazard Group which specializes in looking at the climate-related components of food-security through the lens of geography, sensitive to the context created by societal factors. Joel has been a member of both the National Academy of Sciences' Committee on Use of Remote Sensing for Human Welfare applications and the proposal review panels of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of Global Change.