SAP4.3: Authors & Staff

Lead Authors | Agriculture | Land Resources | Water Resources | Biodiversity | Project Management | Review Committee

Convening Lead Authors

Peter Backlund, Director, Research Relations
National Center for Atmospheric Research
Anthony Janetos, Director, Joint Global Change Research Institute
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory/University of Maryland
Dave Schimel, Chief Executive Office and Principal Investigator
National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)

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Agriculture

Jerry Hatfield, Supervisory Plant Physiologist
National Soil Tilth Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Kenneth Boote, Professor
University of Florida
Bruce A. Kimball, Soil Scientist
U.S. Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center, USDA Agricultural Research Service
David Wolfe, Professor
Department of Horticulture, Cornell University
Donald Ort, Theme Leader
Department of Crop Sciences and Department of Plant Science, University of Illinois
Cesar Izaurralde, Laboratory Fellow
Joint Global Change Research Institute, Pacific Northwest National Lab/University of Maryland
Allison Thomson, Research Scientist
Joint Global Change Research Institute, Pacific Northwest National Lab/University of Maryland
Jack Morgan, Supervisory Plant Physiologist
Crops Research Laboratory
H. Wayne Polley, Ecologist
Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory, USDA Agricultural Research Service
Philip A. Fay, Ecologist
Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory, USDA Agricultural Research Service
Terry Mader, Professor, Animal Science
Haskell Agricultural Laboratory
Leroy Hahn, Professor Emeritus
University of Nebraska

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Land Resources

Mike Ryan, Research Forest Ecologist
USDA Forest Service
Steven Archer, Professor
School of Natural Resources, University of Arizona
Richard Birdsey, Program Manager
Northern Global Change Research Program, U.S. Forest Service
Cliff Dahm, Professor
Department of Biology, University of New Mexico
Linda S. Heath, Research Scientist
USDA Forest Service
Jeff Hicke, Assistant Professor
Department of Geography, University of Idaho
David Hollinger, U.S. Forest Service
Northern Research Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory
Travis Huxman, Assistant Professor
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona
Gregory Okin, Assistant Professor
Department of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles
Ram Oren, Associate Professor
Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment
James Randerson, Associate Professor
Department of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine
William Schlesinger, Biogeochemist and President
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Water Resources

Dennis Lettenmaier, Professor, Water Resource Engineering and Hydrology
Director, Surface Water Hydrology Research Group
David Major, Senior Research Scientist
Columbia University Earth Institute, Center for Climate Systems Research
LeRoy Poff, Associate Professor
Department of Biology, Colorado State University
Steve Running, Professor
University of Montana, Department of Ecosystem and Conservation Science, College of Forestry and Conservation

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Biodiversity

Anthony Janetos, Director, Joint Global Change Research Institute
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory/University of Maryland
Lara Hansen, Senior Scientist
World Wildlife Fund International Climate Change Programme
David Inouye, Professor and Director of the Conservation Biology Program
University of Maryland
Brendan P. Kelly, Dean of Arts and Sciences and Vice Provost for Research
University of Alaska Southeast
Laura A. Meyerson, Assistant Professor of Habitat Restoration Ecology
University of Rhode Island
William Peterson, Oceanographer
NOAA Marine Fisheries
Rebecca Shaw, Director of Conservation Science - California
The Nature Conservancy

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Project Management

Peter Backlund, Director, Research Relations
National Center for Atmospheric Research
Margaret Walsh, SAP 4.3 Scientific Coordinator, Ecologist
Global Change Program Office, U.S. Department of Agriculture

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Committee for the Expert Review of SAP 4.3 (CERSAP)

J. Roy Black, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics,
Michigan State University
Dennis Ojima, Ph.D., Senior Scholar
The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment
David Breshears, Ph.D., Professor
School of Natural Resources, University of Arizona
Charles Rice, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University
Glenn Guntenspergen, Ph.D., Scientist
U.S. Geological Survey
William Salas, Ph.D., President and Chief Scientist
Applied Geosolutions, LLC
Brian Helmuth, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences,
University of South Carolina
William Sommers, Ph.D., Research Faculty
Center for Earth Observing and Space Research,
George Mason University
Thomas Lovejoy, Ph.D. (CERSAP Chair), President
The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment
Soroosh Sorooshian, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor
Department of Civil Engineering,
University of California, Irvine
Frank Mitloehner, Ph.D., Air Quality Extension Specialist
Department of Animal Science,
University of California, Davis
Eugene Takle, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Geological and Atmospheric Science, Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University
Harold Mooney, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Biological Sciences,
Stanford University
Carol Wessman, Ph.D., Professor
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado

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