Louis Iverson is a Research Landscape Ecologist with the US Forest Service, Northern Research Station in Delaware, Ohio, USA, and an Adjunct Professor with the School of Natural Resources at the Ohio State University, Ohio, USA. He has served in many offices, including the President for the US Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology as well as the Vice President for the international governing body, is the Book Review Editor for Landscape Ecology, and was awarded the Distinguished Landscape Ecologist for US-IALE in 2002. Prior to his current position, he worked for the Illinois Natural History Survey from 1982 to 1992, was a Fulbright Scholar to the University of York, UK, and received his Ph.D. degree from the University of North Dakota, ND, USA. His current research interests include understanding the potential tree species impacts from climate change, spatially modeling risk from the invasive emerald ash borer, using prescribed fire and thinning in restoring oak communities, and investigating ecology’s role in disaster and poverty alleviation.
Biography Updated on 31 January 2012