American People Famous Ecologists from the United States

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List of notable or famous ecologists from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top ecologists born in the United States and even some popular ecologists who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American ecologists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These ecologists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known ecologist from the United States is included when available.

Edward J. Laurent and Pamela A. Matson are included in this list.

This historic ecologists from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American ecologists of note?" and "Who are the most famous ecologists from the United States?" These prominent ecologists of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American ecologists.

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Barry Bishop is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Ecologists from the United States
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Barry Chapman Bishop was an American mountaineer, scientist, photographer and scholar. With teammates Jim Whittaker, Lute Jerstad, Willi Unsoeld and Tom Hornbein, he was a member of the first American team to summit Mount Everest, on May 22, 1963. He worked for the National Geographic Society for most of his life, beginning as a picture editor in 1959 and serving as a photographer, writer, and scientist with the society until his retirement in 1994. He was killed in an automobile accident near Pocatello, Idaho later that year. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 62 (1932-1994)

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

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Daniel H. Janzen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Ecologists from the United States
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Daniel Hunt Janzen is an evolutionary ecologist, biologist, conservationist. He divides his time between his professorship in biology at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has been since 1976, and his research and field work in Costa Rica, where he is an ad honorem technical advisor for two long-term and long-range projects, which he conceived and initiated in the early 1970s: Area de Conservación Guanacaste, one of the oldest, largest and most successful habitat restoration project in the world, 1.430 km², located just south of the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border, between the Pacific Ocean and the Cordillera de Tilaran; and the Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, a research organisation ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 79

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

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Edward J. Laurent is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Ecologists from the United States
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Ed Laurent is a Spatial Ecologist who develops and delivers collaborative, science-based recommendations and tools that enable the implementation and evaluation of conservation activities. His specialties and expertise include geographic information systems, analysis of remotely sensed imagery, database organization and management, applying semantic web technologies, systems modeling, designing and implementing standardized wildlife and plant data collection protocols and survey designs, statistical analysis, live trapping of wildlife, animal and woody plant identification, as well as partnership development and coordination. He also enjoys riding and wrenching on his motorcycle, ...more on Wikipedia

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Dr Gordon Howell Orians is an American ornithologist and ecologist. He was the 1999 recipient of the Cooper Ornithological Society’s Loye and Alden Miller Research Award, which is given in recognition of lifetime achievement in ornithological research. He received the Eminent Ecologist Award from the ecological society of America in 1998. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 85

Birthplace: Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States of America

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