jfamigli

Jay Famiglietti
James
Famiglietti
Professor, Earth System Science and Civil & Environmental Engineering
Investigates how the water cycle and freshwater resources are being impacted by climate change.
Develops advanced computer models and uses satellite remote sensing to track water availability.
Pioneered methods using data from NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) mission to identify groundwater depletion in the world’s major aquifers.
Founding director of the UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling, a University of California system-wide center formed to develop state-of-the-art predictive models to address high-priority water issues in California and the Western United States.

Expert in how the water cycle and freshwater resources are being impacted by climate change. Develops advanced computer models and uses satellite remote sensing to track water availability.

Individual Information
Email Address: 
jfamigli@uci.edu
Office Location: 
240 Rowland Hall
Office Phone: 
(949)824-9434
Lab Location: 
240 Rowland Hall
Lab Phone: 
(949)824-9434
ESS Information
Research Area: 
Physical Climate
Research Lab: 
Hydrology Group (Famiglietti)