Dr. James W Raich

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Jim Raich

Jim was born in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1953; graduated with a B.S. in Botany with high honors from Michigan State University in 1977; received his M.S. in Plant Ecology from the University of Florida Gainesville in 1980; and earned his Ph.D. in Forest Ecology and Silviculture from Duke University in 1987. He received Fulbright research fellowships to study forest ecology in Malaysia (1985) and India (1996), and served as a program officer at the National Science Foundation from 2006-2008. Jim currently is a Professor of Ecosystem Ecology at Iowa State University.

Area of Expertise: 
Ecosystem Ecology; Biogeochemistry; Global Change Biology; Environmental Science; Plant Ecology
Education: 
B.S., Botany, Michigan State University, 1977
M.S., Plant Ecology, University of Florida, 1980
Ph.D., Forest Ecology & Silviculture, Duke University, 1987
The Ecosystem Center, Marine Biological Laboratory, 1987-1990
Stanford University, 1990-1992
Contact
+1 515 294 5073
135 Bessey
Ames
IA
50011-4009
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