Christopher B. Field
Chris Field is Director of the Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology and Professor by Courtesy in the Department of Biological Sciences at Stanford University. Trained as an ecologist, Chris has conducted environmental research from tropical rainforests to deserts to alpine tundra. He is a specialist in global-change research. An author or more than 100 scientific papers, Chris is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences and a leader in several national and international efforts to provide the scientific foundation for a sustainable future. He is active in developing the international community of global change researchers, with involvement in organizations like SCOPE, IGBP, and the Global Carbon Project.