Scientific Steering Group

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise.

Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.


Scientific Steering Group (SSG)

SSC MembersOrganizationYear of Appointment

Gianpaolo Balsamo

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise. Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.
Reading, UK
2017

Zhongbo (Bob) Su

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise. Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.
Enschede, The Netherlands
2019

Myoung-Hwan Ahn

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise. Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.
Seoul, Republic of Korea
2022

Susanne Crewell

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise. Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.
Cologne, Germany
2023

Qingyun Duan

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise. Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.
Beijing, China
2018

Richard Forbes

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise. Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.
Reading, United Kingdom
2024

Michael G. Bosilovich

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise. Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.
Greenbelt, Maryland USA
2017

Li Jia

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise. Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.
Beijing, China
2024

Benjamin Lamptey

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise. Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.
Ghana
2022

Linda Mearns

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise. Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.
Boulder, CO, USA
2023

Maria Piles Guillem

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise. Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.
València, Spain
2022

Jan Polcher

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise. Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.
Palaiseau Cedex, France
2018

L. Ruby Leung

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise. Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.
Richland, WA, U.S.A.
2022

Gavin Schmidt

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise. Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.
New York, NY, USA
2024

Anna Stewart Ibarra

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise. Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.
Montevideo, Uruguay
2023

Xubin Zeng

The GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) guides the formation of GEWEX’s scientific program, and is comprised of scientists from across the world who study issues related to the global water and energy cycles. In addition to monitoring and shaping the course for GEWEX, the SSG briefs the Joint Steering Committee of our parent organization, WCRP, on progress made within GEWEX and general advances in understanding in our areas of scientific expertise. Information on current and past SSG meetings can be found at GEWEXevents.org.
Tucson, AZ, USA
2021

Former Scientific Steering Group (SSG)

SSC MembersOrganizationPeriod of Appointment

Lisa Alexander

Climate Change Research Centre University of New South Wales
Sydney NSW, Australia
2015 - 2018

Paul Dirmeyer

Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences George Mason University
Fairfax, VA, USA
2017-2021

Gabi Hegerl

School of GeoSciences University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Schotland
2019–2022

Sonia I. Seneviratne

Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science ETH Zurich, Land-Climate Dynamics
2014 - 2018

Branka Ivankan-Picek

Meteorological and Hydrological Service
Zagreb, Croatia
2017-2020

Christian Jakob

School of Earth, Atmosphere, and Environment Monash University
Clayton (VIC), Australia
2019–2022

Germán Poveda

Department of Geosciences and Environment Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Medellín, Colombia
2015–2022

B.J. Sohn

School of Earth and Environmental Science Seoul National University
Seoul, South Korea
2018-2021

Graeme Stephens

Director, Center for Climate Sciences NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena, CA, USA
Co-chair 2014–2021 member 2021–2022

Remko Uijlenhoet

Hydrology and Quantitative Water Management Group Department of Environmental Sciences Wageningen University
The Netherlands
2014 - 2018

Nathalie de Noblet-Ducoudré

Le Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement
Gif-sur-Yvette, France
2015 - 2018

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