Georgia Institute of Technology. Expertise: Ocean and atmospheric thermodynamics; polar clouds; hurricanes. Phone:(404) 894-3955 (Secretary); (404) 803-2012 (Cell). E-mail.  Web site.  Publications.  Bio. 
James P. Kossin
NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information, Asheville, NC. Lead author on all of the tropical cyclone/climate sections in the IPCC SREX, AR5, and the U.S. National Climate Assessment. Phone: (608)265 5356. Email.  Publications. 
Director of the Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies and former Florida state climatologist. Expertise: Hurricanes. Phone: (850) 644-4581. E-mail.  COAPS Web site.  Bio, resume, and publications.  O'Brien has argued against the idea that climate change is causing more intense hurricanes in a publication published by the industry-funded Marshall Institute.