Mark Carey, History, Robert D. Clark Honors College

Academic Areas:
Climate Change, Natural Disasters, Glaciers, Environmental History, Water Management

Mark Carey studies the societal dimensions of climate change, natural disasters, glacier retreat, mountaineering, and water management, especially in the Peruvian Andes but also in many other parts of the world’s mountain ranges. At the University of Oregon, he is an associate professor of history and the associate dean of the Clark Honors College. His recent work on glaciers focuses on glacial lake outburst floods in Nepal, ice core drilling in Antarctica and Greenland as well as iceberg monitoring in the North Atlantic and off Newfoundland where the Titanic sank.

Mark is a co-founder and co-director of the Transdisciplinary Andean Research Network.

Contact:
carey@uoregon.edu | 541-346-8077


Websites:
http://honors.uoregon.edu/faculty/mark-carey
http://glaciers.uoregon.edu/
http://ccip.uoregon.edu/

Recent Media:
Mountaineering and Climate Change (The Alpinist Podcast, Nov. 7, 2017)
The Problem With Economic Climate Models (Pacific Standard, Dec. 18, 2015)
UO and Ohio State researchers work together on glaciers in Peru (Around the O, Jan. 8, 2015)
UO professor teams up with University of Texas colleague to study effects of climate change in Peru (Around the O, Dec. 18, 2013) 
University of Oregon faculty member awarded $459,000 NSF CAREER Award (University of Oregon, April 19, 2013)
Melting in the Andes: Goodbye glaciers (Nature, Nov. 7, 2012)