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Steve Carpenter

Steve Carpenter

Expert on freshwater resources and ecosystem services

Professor emeritus, limnology College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Work: 608-262-3014 Home page


  • Freshwater quality and fisheries
  • Global ecosystem services
  • Resilience and scenario planning


  • Member, National Academy of Sciences
  • Leader, Scenarios Working Group, Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
  • Author of books about trophic cascades, ecological regime shifts and global ecosystem services