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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board on Environmental Change and Society
Board on Environmental Change and Society
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

BECS Members

 
BECS comprises expertise in:

  • Socio-ecological systems, including climate-ecosystem interactions and resilience of human communities;
  • Decision sciences, including both analysis and decision-support;
  • Theory, policy, and practice of national and international sustainable development;
  • Biophysical and biogeochemical processes, including climate dynamics and elemental cycles;
  • Economic policy and analysis, including economic drivers of land use change, valuation of ecosystem services, and costs of impacts of environmental change;
  • Energy, natural resource management, and public and environmental health policy; and
  • Environmental governance, institutions, and processes, including risk analysis and governance.

Richard H. Moss (Chair)
Joint Global Change Research Institute
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory/University
    of Maryland

 
Joseph Arvai
School of Natural Resources and Environment,
Ross School of Business
University of Michigan

Anthony J. Bebbington (NAS)
Graduate School of Geography
Clark University

William U. Chandler
Transition Energy
Annapolis, MD

F. Stuart Chapin, III (NAS)
Institute of Arctic Biology
University of Alaska-Fairbanks

Ruth DeFries (NAS)
Department of Ecology, 
   Evolution & Environmental Biology
Columbia University

 Hallie C. Eakin
School of Sustainability
Arizona State University

Richard Newell
Resources for the Future
Washington, DC

Jonathan Overpeck
Institute of the Environment
University of Arizona

Stephen Polasky (NAS)
Department of Applied Economics
University of Minnesota

J. Timmons Roberts
Center for Environmental Studies
Brown University

Maxine L. Savitz (NAE)
Technology/PartnershipsHoneywell Inc. (Retired)
Los Angeles, CA

Robyn S. Wilson
School of Environment and Natural Resources
The Ohio State University

 

 

 

 

 

 


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