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Healy Hamilton

Chief Scientist


Member since April 2006 (Sponsor member)

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What Healy is doing:

  • Spatial analysis of global change impacts to biodiversity

Areas of Interest:

  • Biodiversity Conservation, Global Change Biology, Global Change Visualization And Education

About Healy:

Dr. Healy Hamilton is Chief Scientist of NatureServe, a western hemisphere biodiversity information network. She is a biodiversity scientist with broad interests in the evolution and conservation of the diversity of life.  Her current research focus is global change biology, with an emphasis in forecasting the impacts of climate change on species and ecosystems for natural resource management and conservation.  Her most recent research efforts involve understanding uncertainty in ecological forecasting. She has published her work together with colleagues in Nature, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Ecological Modeling, and other peer-reviewed journals. She obtained her masters degree at Yale University and her Ph.D. at UC Berkeley. Dr. Hamilton is a Fellow of the World Conservation Monitoring Centre, and a member of the IUCN U.S. Executive Committee. She has served on the SCGIS board since 2010, and was SCGIS board President from 2015-2018.  


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