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Prof Ian Douglas - personal details

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Role: Emeritus Professor




Ian Douglas

  • Emeritus Professor
  • B.Litt., M.A. (Oxford), Ph.D. (A.N.U.)

Ian Douglas has had over 45 years of research experience relating to changes to the hydrologic and geomorphic systems in tropical rain forests and to the biophysical changes in the urban environment, especially in relation to materials flows, urban hydrology and flooding, and urban geomorphology. He is Past-President of the Society for Human Ecology, President of the International Council for Ecopolis Development; Chairman of the UK UNESCO MAB (Man and the Biosphere) Urban Forum; and Chairman of the UNESCO SCOPE Expert Group on Urban Futures.

  • He is on the editorial boards of Catena, Ecological Processes, Geographical Research, and Land Degradation and Development.