James L. Buizer

Professor & Specialist, SNRE

Arid Lands


Jim's research focuses on mechanisms to incorporate scientifically- based findings of projected impacts of climate variability and change into development decisions, institutionalizing the science-to-action interface, and climate assessments.


Classes taught include National Climate Assessment (RNR 496G/ 596G), Adaptation to Climate Change: Perspectives at the Nexus of Science, Society, and Resource Management (RNR 440/ 540), as well as frequent guest lectures.


  • MMA 1984 Marine Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • BS 1982 Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, WA