David Bromwich is a professor in the Atmospheric Sciences Program of the Department of Geography at The Ohio State University. He is also director of the Polar Meteorology Group at university’s Byrd Polar Research Center. Professor Bromwich earned his B.S. at the University of Sydney, his M.S. at the University of Melbourne, and his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to becoming a faculty member at Ohio State, he was a long-time researcher with the Byrd Center. His research focuses on global climate change in high latitudes resulting from local and tropical influences. He is also involved in the Arctic System Reanalysis project that concentrates on the behavior of the atmosphere-land-ocean-sea ice system of the greater Arctic, and he is involved with the polar version of the regional Weather Research and Forecasting model that is being developed, tested, and applied to climate variability and change problems in both Polar Regions. Professor Bromwich has authored or co-authored more than 120 papers, and his work has been funded by NASA, the National Science Foundation, and the University Cooperation for Atmospheric Research. His professional service includes membership on the Polar Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences.