Titel: Land Change Science in the Tropics: Changing Agricultural Landscapes
Autoren/Herausgeber: Andrew Millington, Wendy Jepson (Hrsg.)
Format: 23,5 x 15,5 cm
Gewicht: 602 g
Andrew Millington is Professor of Geography and Director of Environmental Programs in Geosciences at Texas A&M University. He was previously Chair of the Dept of Geography at Leicester University, has worked at the Universities of Reading and Sierra Leone, and has been Visiting Professor at University College, Dublin and the University of Gent. He has received B.Sc. (Hull University, 1973), M.A. (University of Colorado, 1977) and D. Phil. (University of Sussex, 1985) degrees. He has researched natural resources issues in western Asia, Africa and South America with funding from the European Union, The World Bank and the UK Natural Environmental Research Council. He was formerly Editor of The Geographical Journal and he serves on the editorial boards of the Annals of the AAG and The Geographical Journal.
Wendy Jepson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at Texas A&M University. She earned her doctorate from the Department of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2003. Her research focuses on land-use and land-cover change along South America’s modern agricultural frontier, particularly the savannas and dry tropical forests, and the transformation of landscapes in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas. She also examines the relationship between water, society, and equity on the US-Mexico Border. She serves on the editorial board of GeoJournal: An International Journal of Geography