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Clark’s Williams Named to North American Carbon Program’s Science Leadership Group

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

 

Christopher Williams

Clark University associate professor Christopher Williams will join the North American Carbon Program’s Science Leadership Group.

He was also invited to serve as co-chair for the development of a high-level science implementation plan for the NACP, and will accept this role in addition to his work with the Science Leadership Group.

”It is an honor to have been selected for this important assignment to serve the scientific community. I look forward to championing the important work being done by this collection of researchers working to understand the diverse global changes affecting the earth system today, and to find solutions that lead to a safe and healthy future,” said Williams.

Williams will help lead efforts to coordinate research programs within and across agencies, informing the solicitation, review, and implementation of research proposals, providing an interface with the scientific community conducting carbon cycle research, updating needs assessments, working to secure resources for new activities and reporting results and accomplishments.

Christopher Williams

Before joining the faculty in the Graduate School of Geography in 2008, Williams was a research scientist at Colorado State University’s Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory.

He also was assistant research scientist with the Goddard Earth Sciences and Technology Center of the University of Maryland Baltimore County, based in the Biospheric Sciences Branch of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.

At Clark, he directs the Biogeosciences Research Group.

Among his research projects, which have totaled over $2.2 million to Clark University, he recently served as principal investigator for a project titled "Translating forest change to carbon emissions/removals linking disturbance products, biomass maps, and carbon cycle modeling in a comprehensive carbon monitoring framework," funded by NASA’s Carbon Monitoring System. 

 

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College of the Holy Cross 

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"College of the Holy Cross is a private institution that was founded in 1843. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,916, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 174 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. College of the Holy Cross's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 32. Its tuition and fees are $48,940 (2016-17)."

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"Assumption College is a private institution that was founded in 1904. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,987, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 185 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Assumption College's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North, 23. Its tuition and fees are $36,260 (2016-17)."

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute 

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Clark University 

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"Clark University is a private institution that was founded in 1887. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,397, its setting is city, and the campus size is 50 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Clark University's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 74. Its tuition and fees are $43,150 (2016-17)."

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Worcester State University 

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"Worcester State University is a public institution that was founded in 1874. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,514, its setting is city, and the campus size is 58 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Worcester State University's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North, 118. Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,857 (2015-16); out-of-state tuition and fees are $14,937 (2015-16)."

 
 

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