ICOS ERIC appoints Dr Ankur Desai its Scientific Advisory Board, SAB. Dr Desai replaces Dr Beverly Law, who rotates off at the same time. The rotation schedule was set up to ensure a balanced exchange of the members over the years. The Scientific Advisory Board provides external advice to ICOS General Assembly in scientific topics related to greenhouse gases.
Ankur Desai is the Reid Bryson Professor of Climate, People, and Environment in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He had his Ph.D. in Meteorology from The Pennsylvania State University in 2006. Up till now, he has published over 100 papers, majority of them related to the interactions of ecosystems with climate, from regional to global scales. In his research, he uses long term in situ experiments and numerical modeling. Read more on Ankur Desai on his CV on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Ecometeorology Lab webpage.
ICOS is happy to welcome Ankur Desai to the community of ICOS scientists! At the same time, we want to extend our warmest thanks to Beverly Law for her support during the years, and wish for a continued collaboration in the future.