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Valentina Aquila Assistant Professor Environmental Science

Ph.D. in Meteorology, Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, Germany.

Laurea in Physics (equivalent to MS), University of Genoa, Italy

Languages Spoken
English, Italian, Spanish, German
Favorite Spot on Campus
The little pond in front of Roper
I am an atmospheric scientist focused on the role of aerosols in the climate system. My main focus is stratospheric aerosol, mostly from volcanic eruptions but also from pollution, forest fires, and geoengineering, i.e. human intervention in the climate system to offset the impacts of climate change.
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Personal website
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Spring 2024

  • ENVS-460 Climatology