Daniel J. Leathers

Daniel J. Leathers

Professor and Meteorology & Climate Science Director

Office Location
213 Pearson Hall
125 Academy Street
Newark, DE 19716


  • Department of Geography and Spatial Sciences
  • Delaware State Climatologist
  • Delaware Environmental Observing System
  • Data Science Institute, Faculty Council
  • Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN)


  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1988;
  • M.S., Meteorology, Pennsylvania State University, 1987;
  • B.A., Physics, Astronomy, Lycoming College, 1982.

Research Interests

The role of snow cover in the global climate system; the influence of land-surface changes on regional climates; environmental monitoring.

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Curriculum Vitae


Technical Assistance Center (TAC) of the Delaware Emergency Management Agency

Association of American Geographers

American Meteorological Society

American Geophysical Union

American Association of State Climatologists