CURRICULUM VITAE - Terry Chapin
- Name: F. Stuart Chapin, III
- Born: February 2, l944; Portland, Oregon
- B.A. in Biology, Swarthmore College, l966
- Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, Stanford University, l973
- Guggenheim Fellowship, l979-l980
- Member-Ecology Institute (Germany), 1986-
- Eminent Ecologist Speaker, 1994 (Kellogg Biological Station)
- Hill Professor, 1995 (Univ. of Minnesota)
- Distinguished Ecologist speaker, 1996 (Colorado State Univ.)
- Kempe Award for Distinguished Ecologist, 1996 (Univ. of Umea)
- Visiting Instructor in Biology (Peace Corps) Universidad Javeriana,
Bogota, Columbia, 1966-1968; Instructor, Peace Corps Training Program, San
Diego, 1968; Teaching Assistant, Stanford University, 1969-1971; Acting
Instructor, Stanford University, 1969-1970, 1972-1973; Assistant Professor,
University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1973-1978; Assistant Director, Institute of
Arctic Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1981-1983; Associate
Professor, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1978-1984; Professor,
University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1984-1989; Principal Research Assoc. 1989-;
Professor of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 1989-
- National Academy of Sciences
- Global change working group on nutrient and trace gas fluxes (1988-91)
- Global change working group on terrestrial ecosystems, (Chair 1990-93)
- Polar research board (1989-93)
- Senior Science Advisor: Young Investigator Exchange with Russia (1993-94)
- International Committees
- Global Change in Terres. Ecosys. (GCTE), Science Steering Comm (1993- )
- Global Atmos. Chem. Project (IGAC), High-latitude coord. comm. (1992- )
- International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), Science Steering Committee
- Advisory Committee Arctic System Science Flux Study (NSF; 1992-)
- Steering Committee: Arctic System Science, Land-Atmosphere-Ice Interactions (1990- )
- Co-chair Modeling Working Group of Arctic System Science (1996- )
- NSF Panel: Population biology and physiological ecology (1986-1988)
- International Science Foundation Review Panel: Biospheric Sciences (1993)
- Principal Investigator, Bonanza Creek LTER site (1996- )
- Editorial Boards
- Ecology and Ecological Monographs (1982-1985); Tree Physiology (1986-88);
- Oecologia (1985-96); American Naturalist (1990-93); Physiological
- Ecology Series, Academic Press (1988- ); Conservation Ecology (1995- )
- Ecological Society of America
- Mercer Awards Committee (1988-1991; Chair 1989-1991); Eminent Ecologist
- Awards Committee (1993- ); Council Member at Large (1992-1994)
- Advisory Boards: Inst. of Arctic and Alpine Research (1989- );
Glacier Bay Science Board 1988-94); National Center for Ecological
Analysis and Synthesis (1995- )
GRADUATE ADVISOR: H.A. Mooney.
- Chapin, F.S., III, R.L. Jefferies, J.F. Reynolds, G.R. Shaver, and J.
Svoboda (eds.). 1992. Arctic ecosystems in a changing climate. Academic
Press. San Diego.
- Chapin, F.S., III. 1993. Functional role of growth forms in ecosystem
and global processes. Pages 287-312. In Scaling physiological processes:
leaf to globe. (J.R. Ehleringer and C.B. Field, eds.). Academic Press, San
- Chapin, F.S., III, L. Moilanen and K. Kielland. 1993. Preferential use
of organic nitrogen for growth by a non-mycorrhizal arctic sedge. Nature
- Chapin, F.S., E. Rincon, and P. Huante. 1993. Environmental responses of
plants and ecosystems as predictors of the impact of global change. J.
- National Research Council. 1993. The role of terrestrial ecosystems in
global change: a plan for action. National Academy Press, Washington
(Chapin primary author).
- Bonan, G.B., F.S. Chapin, III, and S.L. Thompson. 1995. Boreal forest
and tundra ecosystems as components of the climate system. Climatic Change
- Chapin, F. S., S. E. Hobbie, M. S. Bret-Harte, and G. Bonan. 1996.
Causes and consequences of functional diversity in arctic ecosystems. In:
F. S. Chapin, III, and Ch. Korner, eds. Arctic and Alpine Biodiversity:
Patterns, Causes and Ecosystem Consequences. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
- Chapin, F.S., III, G.R.Shaver, A.E. Giblin, K.G. Nadelhoffer, and J.A.
Laundre. 1995. Responses of arctic tundra to experimental and observed
changes in climate. Ecology
- Chapin, F.S., III, H. L. Reynolds, C. M. D'Antonio, and V. M. Eckhart.
In press. The functional role of species in terrestrial ecosystems. In B.
Walker, ed. Global Change in Terrestrial Ecosystems. Cambridge Univ. Press,
- McKane, R.B., E. B. Rastetter, C.R. Shaver, K.J. Nadelhoffer, A.E.
Giblin, A.A. Laundre, and F. S. Chapin, III. In press. Analysis of the
effects of climate change on carbon storage of arctic tundra. Ecology.
STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS TRAINED
- Collaborators during the past 48 months include G. Bonan, C. Field,
J. Hobbie, E. Holland, D. Kane, H. Mooney, W. Oechel, C. Ping, W. Reeburgh,
J. Reynolds, E. Rincon, J. Schimel, G.R. Shaver, K. Van Cleve, D. Walker,
J. Walsh, and, S. Zimov.
- The following students have completed their graduate work under my
direction during the past 5 years: Susan Cargill, PhD; Knut Kielland, PhD;
Chris Fastie, PhD; Margaret Torn, PhD; Linda DeFoliart, MS; Tim Cater, MS.
The following students are currently pursuing PhD degrees under my
direction: Lewis Sharman, Sarah Hobbie, Heather Reynolds, Bruce Hungate,
Joe McFadden, and Paul Grogan. An additional two PhD students and three MS
students completed their graduate studies with me prior to the students
listed above. I have sponsored the following postdoctoral associates:
Arnold Bloom, Sven Jonasson, Eric Vance, Silvia Strauss-Debenedetti,
Francisco Pugaire, Ayalet Schuster, Vince Eckhart, Josep Canadell, Maria
Jose Leiva, Syndonia Bret-Harte, Charles Jaeger, Zoe Cardon, David Hooper,
and Shuijin Hu.
Dr. F. Stuart (Terry) Chapin
Dept. of Integrative Biology
Univ. of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-3140