David M. Romps

Goldman Distinguished Chair in the Physical Sciences

Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Science

Director, Berkeley Atmospheric Sciences Center


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


Spring 2021: Undergrad Forrest Fankhauser joins the group

Forrest is probing how the distribution of temperatures has changed

Spring 2020: Graduate student Katie Latimer joins the group

Katie is searching for evidence of extreme supersaturation in clouds


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 2022 BASC Symposium

Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, the 2021 BASC Symposium has been canceled


Advice for physics majors wanting to work on climate

Are you majoring in physics and want to work on climate change?

If so, these notes are for you!

Join Us!

Become a leading expert on climate change

Our group is admitting PhD students in EPS for Fall 2021

Communicate climate science

Get an Education PhD in our Climate Physics group via SESAME


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David M. Romps <romps@berkeley.edu>