Department Personnel

Dave Changnon

    David Changnon

    Department Chair

       Davis Hall, Room 118 

       Presidential Teaching Professor
       Board of Trustees Professor
       Ph. D. Colorado State University

 Research Emphasis: Applied Climatology, Hydro-Climatic Variability, and Synoptic Climatology

Specific Research Endeavors

"Examining climate variability and extremes and their impacts in the United States."

"Assessing the use of climate information by weather-sensitive decision makers."

"Developing climate-related decision support tools for users in climate-sensitive areas such as utilities, agribusiness, recreation, transportation, and water resources."

"The one common theme that integrates my research, teaching, and service efforts at NIU involves demonstrating value in climate information to weather-sensitive decision makers."