Michael A. Crimmins
Michael Crimmins is an associate professor in the Department of Soil, Water, & Environmental Science and a Climate Science Extension Specialist for University of Arizona Cooperative Extension. In his Extension position he serves as a liaison between the climate research community at the University of Arizona and the communities across Arizona by communicating research findings through education and outreach programs and identifying applied climate research needs. He is an applied climatologist with training in meteorology, climatology, and physical geography. His research interests focus on the application of climate science to support resource management decision making and planning. He is also a principal investigator with the Climate Assessment for the Southwest (NOAA-RISA program) and has several ongoing research and extension projects focusing on drought monitoring, climate impacts assessment, and the development of climate services.