Cameron P. Wake

Research Professor, Climatology Josephine A. Lamprey Professor of Climate and Sustainability, UNH Sustainability Institute
Faculty Fellow


Cameron Wake is the receipient of the Josephine Lamprey Professorship in Climatology and Sustainability. Cameron is a Carsey Faculty Fellow and leads a research program investigating regional climate change through the analysis of ice cores records and historical and instrumental data.  Cameron also helps lead Carbon Solutions New England, a collaborative effort to secure healthy, prosperous, and sustainable communities through building energy self-reliance and weather resilience.  

His collaborative research on several regional climate assessments in the northeast United States has been shared with municipal, state, and federal agencies and representatives, has been covered widely in the media, and has been cited by several as motivation for policy action. He is an author on over 70 papers published in the peer-reviewed scientific literature and dozens of reports, and has provided hundreds of interviews for state, regional and national media. In recognition of his engaged scholarship around the issue of climate change, Cameron was awarded the UNH Faculty Award of Excellence in Public Service in 2010. He also recently gave a talk at May 2014 TEDx PiscataquaRiver event.

Cameron advises graduate and undergraduate student research, and teaches several classes at UNH including ESCI 405: Global Environmental Change.  He received a BSc in geology (1984) from the University of Ottawa, an MA in geography (1987) from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a PhD in earth sciences (1993) from the University of New Hampshire.

Cameron Wake on Twitter: @TheClimateDr