University of California, Riverside


William Porter Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Dynamics and Modeling

Topics: Air Pollution
Climate Change
Respiratory Diseases

Preferred Media: Print, Radio, Video

Contact Card

Tel: (951) 827-1387

Media Contact: Sarah Nightingale
Tel: (951) 827-4580


William Porter is an assistant professor of atmospheric dynamics and modeling in the Department of Environmental Sciences. His work focuses on understanding the emissions, chemistry, movement, and ultimate fate of air pollution, especially with respect to changes in policy, land use, and climate.

On Air Pollution

Porter studies the causes and consequences of air pollution through chemical transport and statistical modeling.

On Climate Change

Porter can speak about feedbacks between air pollution and climate change.

On Respiratory Diseases

Porter is studying the connection between poor air quality and asthma and other respiratory diseases. He is interested in regional health disparities and environmental justice.