Greg Holland

Senior Scientist and Acting Director of the Earth and Sun Systems Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research

Greg Holland is a senior scientist and acting director of the Earth and Sun Systems Laboratory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). Dr. Holland’s regular position at NCAR is director of the Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Division. He is a fellow of the American Meteorological Society and the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society. Dr. Holland has several areas of research interests including hurricanes and tropical meteorology, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). His current active interests are on scale interactions, including: environmental influences on hurricane development, the impact of global change on hurricanes, the role of hurricanes in the global circulation and bridging the divide between climate and weather modeling. His interests in this area cover both the research side and carrying through with promising results to applications. His publications have included major contributions to six textbooks and forecast manuals.