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Daniel Leathers

Professor and Meteorology & Climatology Director

Dan Leathers serves as a Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Delaware, as Delaware State Climatologist and as a co-director of the Delaware Environmental Observing System.

His major research interests include understanding the role of snow cover in the global climate system, the influence of land-surface changes (natural and human induced) on regional climates, environmental monitoring and the integration of environmental data sources, and the climate of the northeast United States. He has previously served the University as the Chair of the Department of Geography and as Deputy Dean of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment.

The Delaware Environmental Observing System

DEOS is the main source of real-time environmental conditions for Delaware and the surrounding region.

Office of the Delaware State Climatologist

The Office of the Delaware State Climatologist (ODSC) is the principal scientific extension service for weather and climate information for the State of Delaware.

Courses Taught by Dan Leathers

Environmental science, climatology, meteorology, atmospheric science, water science


CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Earth Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography and Spatial Sciences

Providing a unique spatial perspective that seeks to explain patterns of differences and commonality across the human and natural environment.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: 302-831-8062
Geography and Spatial Sciences: 302-831-2294 • Earth Sciences: 302-831-2569 • Marine Science and Policy: 302-645-4212 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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