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Anne Nolin

Professor, Department of Geography She/her/hers


Dr. Anne Nolin is a Professor in the Geography Department at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her research focuses on snow hydrology and climate, snow-forest-fire interactions, and mountains as social-ecological systems. Nolin has three decades of experience in remote sensing, field measurements, and modeling of changing snow and ice. She and her students have published on “at risk” snow, impacts of wildfire on snow, new snow metrics in a warming world, melting snow and glaciers from Greenland to Alaska to the Andes, and new ways of mapping snow and ice from space.

Research interests

  • Snow hydrology
  • Mountain studies
  • Social-environmental systems
  • Remote sensing
  • Modeling

Courses taught

  • GEOG 491/691, Snow Hydrology
  • ATMS/GEOG 121, Climate Change and Its Environmental Impacts
  • GEOG 438/638, Western Water Resources and Management


  • Ph.D, Geography, University of California-Santa Barbara, 1993

Selected publications

See Anne Nolin's Google Scholar profile