Woodwell, George M.

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WOODWELL, George M. American, b. 1928. Genres: Environmental sciences/Ecology. Career: University of Maine at Orono, assistant professor, associate professor of botany, 1957-62; Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, assistant scientist, senior scientist, 1961-75; Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, deputy director and assistant director for education, 1975-77, founder, director, and distinguished scientist at Ecosystems Center, 1975-85; Woods Hole Research Center, Woods Hole, founder and director, 1985-. Ecological Society of America, various offices 1966-77, president, 1977-78; Natural Resources Defense Council, founding trustee, 1970, vice chair, 1973-; member of boards of trustees of environmental and conservation organizations. Publications: (ed.) The Earth in Transition: Patterns and Processes of Biotic Impoverishment, 1991; (ed. with F.T. MacKenzie) Biotic Feedbacks in the Global Climatic System: Will the Warming Feed the Warming?, 1994; (ed. with K. Ramakrishna) Forests for the Future: Their Use and Conservation, 1993. Contributor to scientific journals. Address: Woods Hole Research Center, P.O. Box 296, Woods Hole, MA 02543, U.S.A.