Jeff Lukas is a Research Integration Specialist with the Western Water Assessment (WWA), a NOAA-supported program within the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder. For the past 15 years, Jeff has worked closely with water managers and other decision-makers in the Rocky Mountain West to assess climate-related vulnerabilities and prepare for an uncertain climate future. He was lead author of the 2014 Climate Change in Colorado report for the Colorado Water Conservation Board, summarizing the latest science on observed climate trends and future climate projections for the state. Jeff has a B.A. in Geography from the University of Colorado Boulder and an M.S. in Forestry from the University of Montana.