Dr. Robert F. Cahalan

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Dr. Robert F. Cahalan

  • 301.614.5390 | 301.614.6307
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 613
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Brief Bio

    Dr. Robert F. Cahalan has been doing scientific research for more than 40 years, is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and a recipient of numerous awards for scientific research, including the United States Outstanding Leadership and Service Medal. Dr. Cahalan is Director of the Sun-Climate Research Center at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt Maryland, and recently retired as Chief of Goddard’s Climate and Radiation Laboratory. He is President Emeritus of the International Radiation Commission. He contributed to several Assessment Reports of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), including the Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) that garnered the 2007 Nobel Prize. In 2006 Cahalan, with his wife Maggie Cahalan, and Joan Clement, co-founded the Chesapeake Education, Arts, and Research Society, CHEARS, a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to the health of all in the Chesapeake Watershed. 

    Brief Bio

    Dr. Robert F. Cahalan has been doing scientific research for more than 40 years, is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and a recipient of numerous awards for scientific research, including the United States Outstanding Leadership and Service Medal. Dr. Cahalan is Director of the Sun-Climate Research Center at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt Maryland, and recently retired as Chief of Goddard’s Climate and Radiation Laboratory. He is President Emeritus of the International Radiation Commission. He contributed to several Assessment Reports of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), including the Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) that garnered the 2007 Nobel Prize. In 2006 Cahalan, with his wife Maggie Cahalan, and Joan Clement, co-founded the Chesapeake Education, Arts, and Research Society, CHEARS, a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to the health of all in the Chesapeake Watershed. 

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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