Hunter Jones

Hunter Jones is a Program Specialist within the Climate Variability and Predictability program of NOAA’s Climate Program Office (CPO), where he integrates the division’s earth system science capabilities and research with NOAA’s mission priorities and requirements for societal resilience to climate. In addition to carrying out climate science research grant competitions and program development activities, Hunter is expanding CPO’s engagement with vulnerable communities by supporting development of an integrated information system for climate extremes (such as heat waves). He is the recipient of a Knauss Sea Grant fellowship and holds a Master’s degree in climate science and policy from Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment. While at Duke, he served as a delegate to the UNFCCC COP 18 in Doha, exploring climate impacts on humans and other coastal and pelagic species.