Richard Somerville is Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Research Professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego. He formally retired in 2007 but remains active in research, education and outreach. He was a Coordinating Lead Author in Working Group I for the 2007 Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Richard Somerville was an organizer of the 2007 Bali Climate Declaration by Scientists. This effort by climate scientists to inject some quantitative scientific substance into the UN climate negotiations is described in The New York Times and Climate Science Watch.
Richard Somerville's brief biography, selected publications list, and curriculum vitae may be downloaded as pdf files by using the following links: