Nathan J. Steiger

Nathan Steiger is an Adjunct Associate Research Scientist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University. He works to understand the historical variability of the climate system and its relevance to human societies. In particular, he conducts research on the physical mechanisms of severe droughts, pluvials, and other climate extremes.

Fields of Interest

Paleoclimate, Hydroclimate, Climate Dynamics, Climate Extremes


University of Washington - PhD 2015