Gregory Asner

Cntr for Global Disc & Conservation Sci
1001 S. McAllister Ave
Tempe
Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
5302
Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
5302
Center Dir & Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
5302
Senior Sustainability Scientist
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
5302

Biography

Greg Asner is the director of ASU's Center for Global Discovery and Conservation Science. He serves on the faculty of the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning and the School of Earth and Space Exploration. Asner is an ecologist recognized for his exploratory and applied research on ecosystems and climate change at regional to global scales. His research spans the areas of spatial ecology and biodiversity, terrestrial carbon cycle, animal-habitat interactions, and climate change. He develops scientific approaches and technologies for investigation and conservation assessments of large ecoregions. Asner has published hundreds of scientific articles and has served in numerous national and international programs with NASA, the U.S. State Department, and the United Nations. He is a recipient of multiple scientific and sustainability awards and is an elected member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.

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Courses

Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
GCU 692 Research
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
GCU 683 Fieldwork
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
GCU 692 Research

Service

2006-               Director; Global Airborne Observatory (formerly Carnegie Airborne Observatory)

2014-               Editorial Board; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

2018-               Partnership Lead; Allen Coral Atlas, http://allencoralatlas.org

2018-               Board Member; Space Studies Board, National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

2019-               Sustainability Communicator; Porter-Novelli Group, New York, NY.