Brent Yarnal

Research Interests

  • global change in local places
  • climate variation and change
  • land-use/land-cover change
  • natural hazards
  • coupled human-environment systems


  • Ph.D., 1982, Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University; contemporary climate-glacier interactions
  • M.Sc., 1979, Department of Geography, University of Calgary; paleoclimate-landform interactions
  • A.B., 1973, University of California at Davis; History major, Anthropology minor