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Professor Daniel Botkin

Daniel Botkin

Professor Daniel Botkin has more than 45 years of experience, specifically in the field of Biology and Environmental Studies. He is Professor Emeritus in Biology at University of California, Santa Barbara (United States) and the former Chair of its Environmental Studies Program.

He is an adjunct Professor at the University of Miami, United States. Professor Botkin has undertaken substantial research on possible effects of climate change on biodiversity and has developed the first successful computer ecosystem model that is still in use worldwide in more than 50 versions.

He has also initiated NASA’s use of satellite remote sensing to study ecology from space. He is a distinguished author, having published several price-winning college text and trade books, as well as hundreds of articles in professional journals and news publications. He has received numerous awards and honors, including Oxford University Astor Lectureship, John C. Pritzlaff Conservation Award, Bernhard Eduard Fernow Award, Mitchell International Prize, and Environmental Hall of Fame.

He has held faculty positions at several universities in the United States: Yale University in the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies; University of California in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology; George Mason University as Director of Program on Global Change.

Scope of Expertise: Ecology, Biology, and Environment.

Primary Country of Work: United States
United States


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