About


Weather West
has provided unique perspectives on California weather, climate, and regional environmental change since 2006.

Dr. Daniel Swain currently holds concurrent research appointments in the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at the University of California, Los Angeles; the Capacity Center for Climate and Weather Extremes at the National Center for Atmospheric Research; and The Nature Conservancy of California. As a climate scientist, he studies the changing character, causes, and impacts of extreme meteorological events. Daniel holds a PhD in Earth System Science from Stanford University and a B.S. in Atmospheric Science from the University of California, Davis. His full curriculum vitae is available here.