Dr. Todd Sanford’s work focuses on climate impacts in the western U.S., including drought trends and impacts, changing wildfire behavior and impacts to ecosystems. His previous work has included the public health impacts of climate change with a focus on air quality and extreme heat, connections between climate and extreme weather, field measurements of atmospheric aerosols and global climate modeling. He also has many years of volunteer experience in ecological restoration and public lands policy.
Dr. Sanford holds a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Colorado and a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemistry from Purdue University. He currently is affiliated with the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at University of Colorado in Boulder.