Eric Salathé, Associate Professor

Eric Salathe


Location: DISC-352J
Phone: 425-352-3226

Dr. Salathé’s website


Prof. Salathé earned a Ph.D. in Geology and Geophysics from Yale University and a BA in Physics from Swarthmore College. His teaching interests include climate science and applied mathematics.


Dr. Salathé conducts research on regional climate change and the impacts of climate change on human and natural systems. This research supports climate impacts applications in many fields including air quality, hydrology, agriculture, and human health with a focus on the U.S. Pacific Northwest. His current research focuses on how local weather and land-surface processes can affect the regional response to the increased risk of flooding as a result of climate change.

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Yale University, New Haven, CT
Ph.D. Geology & Geophysics

Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
B.A. Physics

Teaching Interests

  • Climate science
  • Applied mathematics
  • General physics
  • Atmospheric science