Prof. Carlos NOBRE

Prof. Carlos

Former State Secretary for Research and Development Policies of Brazil, Co-Chair of The Amazon We Want, Senior Research of University of Sao Paulo

Carlos A. Nobre is an Earth Scientist from Brazil, currently associated with the University of Sao Paulo and co-chair of the Science Panel for the Amazon. He obtained his PhD in Meteorology at MIT (January 1983). Nobre's work mostly focus on the Amazon and its impact on the Earth System. He chaired the Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA). He is a foreign member of the US National Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society, and member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and the World Academy of Sciences. He was awarded several prizes including the Volvo Environmental Prize, the AAAS Science Diplomacy Award, and AAAS Fellow Award.

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