preston_01 Benjamin Preston

Benjamin L. Preston

Climate Change Science Institute & Environmental Sciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
PO Box 2008, MS-6301
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6253
Phone: +1 865 574 6496

Dr. Benjamin L. Preston is a senior research scientist in Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL) Environmental Sciences Division where he also acts as the Deputy Director of ORNL’s Climate Change Science Institute (CCSI) and the lead for CCSI’s Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability Science research theme. Prior to joining ORNL, he held appointments with Australia’s CSIRO and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change in Washington, DC. Benjamin was a Coordinating Lead Author for Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report, and he has contributed dozens of publications to the scientific literature on climate change impacts, adaptation and environmental assessment.

Institutional webpage:

Personal adaptation blog:

Relevant Publications

Adaptation Constraints and Limits

Coastal Risk and Adaptation

Adaptation Planning and Evaluation

Vulnerability/Risk Assessment and Adaptation


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