Dr. Waleed Abdalati

Dr. Waleed Abdalati is Director of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), a NOAA joint institute at the University of Colorado Boulder. He is former NASA Chief Scientist and is host of the television series “The Crowd and The Cloud”, a celebration of citizen scientists. As a professor of geography, Dr. Abdalati’s research the use of satellite and airborne remote sensing techniques, integrated with observations and modeling, to understand how and why the Earth’s ice cover is changing, and what those changes mean for life on Earth.

Waleed Abdalati