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Alan Grainger Dr Alan Grainger

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School of Geography
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK


+44 (0) 113 34 33335

Student hours:
Monday 1300-1400

Research overview

How can we construct reliable scientific knowledge about the global environment and communicate this effectively to international and national policy makers?

Dr Alan Grainger is a Senior Lecturer in Global Change & Policy. His research interests include the modelling and monitoring of tropical deforestation and land use change, and the study of the role of tropical forest biodiversity and carbon stores in global environmental change. His interests also extend to the fields of sustainable development, desertification, and the analysis of forest policy and institutions.


Selected publications

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Current projects

  • Improving Thailand's Capacity to Predict Possible Future Impacts of Global Climate Change on its Forest Biodiversity and to Take Preventative Measures.
  • The World's Forests: Design and Implementation of Effective Measurement and Monitoring.

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