David M. Romps

Goldman Distinguished Chair in the Physical Sciences

Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Science

Director, Berkeley Atmospheric Sciences Center

Message for EPS 7 students


EPS 7, Introduction to Climate Change

EPS 290, Topics in Atmospheric Dynamics


New evidence that climate sensitivity increases with warming

Will global warming increase lightning in the tropics?

What do newspapers tell readers about climate change?


Plain-language abstracts for all the group's papers


Fall 2019: Undergrad Yueyi Che joins the group

Yueyi is probing the Fixed Tropopause Temperature hypothesis

Summer 2019: Undergrad Alec Shelley joins the group

Alec is quantifying the amount of committed sea-level rise


The Berkeley Atmospheric Sciences Center

Directed by Professor Romps, BASC is the hub for UC Berkeley's research on the science of the atmosphere, its interactions with Earth systems, and the future of Earth's climate

Join us for the 2020 BASC Symposium

All day February 7, 2020 at the David Brower Center with a kickoff talk in 141 McCone at 4pm on February 6

Join Us!

Become a leading expert on climate change

Our group is admitting PhD students in EPS for Fall 2020

Communicate climate science

Get an Education PhD in our Climate Physics group via SESAME


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David M. Romps <romps@berkeley.edu>