Navigation Links
Carnegie's Joe Berry elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
Date:1/29/2009

Stanford, CAJoseph A. Berry, staff scientist at Carnegie's Department of Global Ecology, has been elected a 2009 Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The honor is bestowed on those who "have attained acknowledged eminence in the Earth and space sciences." AGU members nominate potential Fellows, who are then are approved by section committees and then elected by a committee of Fellows. He is one of 54 2009 Fellowsonly 0.1% of the members are elected annually.

Berry has been a staff scientist at Carnegie since 1972. Over the years he has pioneered laboratory and field techniques for understanding the exchange carbon dioxide and water between plants and the atmosphere. His models and methods are widely used for understanding local, regional, and global matter and energy fluxes, with important applications to crop yields, water resources, and climate change.

"Joe Berry has been a driving force in establishing the field of global ecology," remarked Chris Field, director of the Department of Global Ecology. "His work is recognized as foundational for the field, and few important papers don't cite one or more of Joe's papers. Three of his papers have been cited over 1,000 times each, and the collection of his papers have more than 10,000 citations."

Berry's seminal papers include studies on modeling photosynthesis and water loss and a method for inferring water-use efficiency based on the composition of a leaf.

"Joe has made many contributions to science and to Carnegie, including playing a key role in the founding of our Department of Global Ecology," remarked Carnegie president Richard Meserve. "It is great to see him recognized and even better to have him be a part of Carnegie."

Berry received his B.S in Chemistry from the University of California at Davis in 1963 and then his masters in soil science from Davis in 1966. He was awarded a Ph.D. in botany from the University of British Columbia in 1970. '/>"/>

Contact: Tina McDowell
tmcdowell@ciw.edu
202-939-1120
Carnegie Institution
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Bilberry extract -- can it help prevent certain cancers?
2. Cranberry sauce: good for what ails you
3. Strawberry fields ripe for the picking
4. Ant parasite turns host into ripe red berry, biologists discover
5. Blueberry and green tea containing supplement protects against stroke damage
6. BIO-key(R) Showcasing Public Safety Solutions for BlackBerry Smartphones at 2008 LEIM Conference
7. Insect release proposed to control exotic strawberry guava
8. Research shows Brazilian acai berry antioxidants absorbed by human body
9. 3 Columbia University Medical Center faculty elected to Institute of Medicine
10. Synaptics SecurePad(TM) Selected as CES Innovations 2008 Design and Engineering Award Honoree
11. Rwandas Gishwati Forest selected as site for historic conservation project
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/28/2014)... Millions of people in the United States have a ... It can be painful and may even require surgery ... skeletal muscle wasting and, in turn, limb amputation. , ... Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, scientists tested a non-surgical preventative ... it was associated with increased blood circulation. Their ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Essigmann and colleagues from the University of Washington had a ... could induce the virus to mutate uncontrollably, they could force ... that our immune system uses against many viruses. , ... mutate at an enhanced rate, as expected. But it did ... trial reported in 2011. In a new study, however, Essigmann ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... suggests that the effects of a commonly used anesthetic ... , The study, published in this week,s issue of ... biologists at the University of California, San Diego and ... to concerns, arising from multiple studies on humans over ... may increase their susceptibility to long-term cognitive and behavioral ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scientists discover genetic switch that can prevent peripheral vascular disease in mice 2Forced mutations doom HIV 2Forced mutations doom HIV 3Forced mutations doom HIV 4Study suggests disruptive effects of anesthesia on brain cell connections are temporary 2Study suggests disruptive effects of anesthesia on brain cell connections are temporary 3
... has awarded $11.5 million to a consortium of research ... for the creation of a center for the study ... the X-ray Structure Determination of Human Transportersis one of ... "solve the structures of these elusive yet very medically ...
... UCLA has received a five-year, $12.5 million contract award from ... international consortium of medical experts that will study proteins that ... Heart disease is a leading killer worldwide, but ... or how the inner sub-units of a cardiac cell work ...
... scientists suggests that a class of material known as metallacarborane ... the United States Department of Energy (DOE) Hydrogen Program for ... comes into play as a fuel of the future for ... study by Rice theoretical physicist Boris Yakobson and his colleagues, ...
Cached Biology News:NIH awards $11.5 million for new Caltech-led membrane-protein center 2UCLA receives $12.5M to lead international project to study proteins implicated in heart disease 2Hydrogen fuel for thought 2
(Date:7/29/2014)... 2014 DisasterTalk is a texting app which ... phone masts or other transmitters are down. The app can ... without the need for any Wi-Fi, and can also use ... new app has launched as a housing report ... high risk of being affected by natural disasters. With the ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 G-CON ... autonomous modular cleanrooms, today announced a new leadership appointment ... the United States and abroad. , Maik Jornitz, ... as the company’s President charged with leading the pioneering ... “As we enter this stage of development and look ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 ... the Library of Congress was recently awarded to Juliana ... in Stoneham, MA, for their project, “From an Egg, ... from among 3,000 final entries for the National History ... more than 300 historians and educators in Washington, D.C. ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... EXpressLO LLC, expert provider of focused ion ... has been granted patent number 8,789,826 by the U.S. ... a unique specimen carrier support grid design described in ... patent for EXpressLO LLC awarded to founder and President, ... patents extend EXpressLO’s portfolio of intellectual property. The EXpressLO™ ...
Breaking Biology Technology:DisasterTalk App Could Save Lives as Report Reveals 8% of US Homes at Very High Risk of Natural Disaster 2G-CON Manufacturing, Inc. Announces Maik Jornitz as President 2In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) was the Subject of This Year’s Winning Entry for the Prestigious Library of Congress “Discovery or Exploration in History Award” 2In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) was the Subject of This Year’s Winning Entry for the Prestigious Library of Congress “Discovery or Exploration in History Award” 3EXpressLO LLC Granted Second U.S. Patent for Innovative Specimen Preparation Methods 2
... announced today that its,Chief Financial Officer, Rick McCook, will ... July 2006., "I have enjoyed my work with ... my tenure," said McCook. "However, at this time I,intend ... to,more fully leverage my skills and experience.", "During ...
... 18 Osteotech, Inc.,(Nasdaq: OSTE ), a ... for,regenerative medicine, announced today that it has renewed ... Transplant Alliance,("EATA"), a Bulgarian public non-profit foundation. The ... an initial term of seven years and,automatically renews ...
... 18 ev3 Inc. (Nasdaq:,EVVV) will release its 2008 ... regular market trading hours., The company will host ... a.m. CT (8:30 a.m. ET). ev3 management will review ... a question and answer,session., The conference call will ...
Cached Biology Technology:Osteotech Renews Tissue Recovery Agreement with the Euro Atlantic Transplant Alliance 2Osteotech Renews Tissue Recovery Agreement with the Euro Atlantic Transplant Alliance 3
Mouse Anti-Human Methyl-CpG binding domain protein 2 (MBD2 Monoclonal Antibody Family: Other Applications: Western Blot...
... The 2/3D Waver Shaker combines shaking and ... with a 330 x 330 mm stainless steel ... top incubator and cold room operation. The platform ... degree for a vigorous with action and rotation ...
...
Monoclonal Anti-Cystatin A tissue culture supernatant Solution containing 15 mM sodium azide human cystatin A ...
Biology Products: