Dr. Richard Gammon is Professor (Emeritus) of Chemistry and Oceanography, and Adjunct Professor (Emeritus) of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington. Dr. Gammon received his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Harvard University (1970) He was a co-author of the first scientific assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC, 1990). As Chief of the Carbon Dioxide Program, he directed the U.S. government’s program to globally monitor atmospheric CO2.
Dr. Gammon has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in chemistry, oceanography, atmospheric science, bio-geochemical cycles, and climate change. His research has emphasized the measurement and interpretation of atmospheric trace gases critical to climate change. He maintains an active program of presentations to inform the general public about climate change science.