Lowell Stott

Expert in the causes and effects of climate change and climate variability

Professor of Earth Sciences

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences


  • climate change
  • hydrologic variability
  • tropical ocean and atmospheric climatology
  • paleoclimatology and paleoceanography
  • monsoon history
  • drought cycles, especially in the Western U.S.

Additional Information

  • Reviewer, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
  • Conducts or has conducted research in Indonesia, Thailand, India, China, Peru, Puerto Rico, Western North America and East Africa

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