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Benjamin Cook

Adjunct Research Scientist, The Earth Institute’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

In addition to his position at Lamont, Benjamin (Ben) Cook also serves as a Research Physical Scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York. Here, he researches drought, hydroclimate, and interactions between the land surface and climate system. 

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Virginia
  • M.S., University of Virginia
  • B.S., SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry