Terry Chapin (Univ. Alaska) To Speak At IoE Rough Cut, Wed. Feb. 17, 12pm
- Wednesday, February 17, 2016 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
- Barnard Hall - view map
Dr. Terry Chapin is an ecosystem ecologist whose research addresses the sustainability of ecosystems and human communities in a rapidly changing planet. This work emphasizes the impacts of climate change on Alaskan ecology, subsistence resources, and indigenous communities, as a basis for developing climate-change adaptation plans. He is the Professor Emeritus of Ecology in the Department of Biology and Wildlife, Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Dr. Chapin has received numerous awards, including: Guggenheim Fellowship, l979-l980; Kempe Award for Distinguished Ecologist, 1996 (Univ. of Umea); Hill Professor, 1995 (Univ. of Minnesota); Member-Ecology Institute (Germany) 1986-; Usabelli Award (top researcher in all fields; Univ. of Alaska) 2000; AAAS Fellow 2000; Member Swedish Royal Academy of Agriculture and Forestry 2000; Outstanding faculty member, Univ. of Alaska (selected by students) 2002; Member American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2002; Member National Academy of Sciences 2004; and the US Forest Service Wilderness Research Award on behalf of the Resilience and Adaptation Program, 2006. He is also a member of numerous international and national committees and boards. To find out more about Dr. Chapin, click here.