Panel Activities

The assessment was carried out by the following scientists acting as the members of the Global Forest Expert Panel on Adaptation of Forests and People to Climate Change:

Risto Seppälä, Finnish Forest Research Institute (METLA), Finland - Panel Chair

Andreas Fischlin, Systems Ecology ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Peter Glück, Austria
John Innes, Forest Resources Management, University of British Columbia, Canada
Bastiaan Louman, Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE), Costa Rica
Alan Lucier, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, USA
Balgis Osman-Elasha, Climate Change Unit, Higher Council for Environment & Natural Resources, Sudan
John Parrotta, U.S. Forest Service, USA
Neil Adger, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of East Anglia, School of Environmental Sciences, United Kingdom
Matthew Ayres, Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, USA
Maria Brockhaus, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Burkina Faso
Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesia
Linda A. Joyce, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesia
David Karnosky, Michigan Technological University, School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science, USA
Seppo Kellomäki, Faculty of Forest Sciences, University of Joensuu, Finland
Craig Loehle, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement (NCASI), USA
Aynslie Ogden, Government of Yukon, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Forest Management Branch, Canada
Chin Ong, United Kingdom
Kevin Percy, K.E. Percy Air Quality Effects Consulting Ltd., Canada
Gian-Kasper Plattner, Environmental Physics Group, Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Jeremy Rayner, Department of Political Science, University of Regina, Canada
Geoff Roberts, Climate Change Division, Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Australia
Heru Santoso, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesia
Brent Sohngen, Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, The Ohio State University, USA
Ian Thompson, Canadian Forest Service, Canada
Anita Wreford, Scottish Agricultural College (SAC), United Kingdom

A number of contributing authors have supported the scientific work of the Panel. A list of all authors and reviewers is highlighted in the report.

In addition to the members of the Expert Panel, the assessment was supported by the following members of the GFEP team:

Alexander Buck - GFEP Coordinator
Pia Katila - Content Editor