Dr. Joseph ALCAMO
Director and Professor, Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel
Ph.D., Civil-Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis; atmospheric science and systems analysis
1975-1981 Project Engineer, Hydroscience Inc., USA
1982-1991 Research Scholar, International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis, Austria. Co-developer of the RAINS model and of the methodology of integrated modeling of the environment.
1992-1996 Project Leader, National Institute of the Environment, The Netherlands. Led development of IMAGE 2 Model, the first spatially-resolved integrated model of global change.
since 1996 Director and Professor, Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel. Leading the development of earth system models of the global water cycle and global land use change. Developing new methods for environmental scenario analysis.