Mark Stafford Smith
May 20, 2010 | | 0 COMMENTS(S)|
Mark Stafford Smith is Science Director of the CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship, coordinating science undertaken across the Flagship research themes He is vice-chair of the Scientific Committee of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) and the IGBP-appointed member of the Executive Committee for Global Environmental Change and Food Security Joint Project of the Earth System Science Partnership. He is one of the world’s leading desert and rangeland scientists and a researcher and past CEO of the Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) focusing on the science of desert living and sustainable management of outback environments. His recent work includes the book ‘Dry Times: Blueprint for a Red Land’.