Frederick E. Nelson

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Dr. Frederick E. Nelson, "Professor of Geography, University of Delaware. Field experience in Alaska, northern Canada, Siberia, Mongolia, the Tibetan Plateau, and the tropical Andes. Author or co-author of eight monographs and edited volumes, and more than 120 peer-reviewed papers on permafrost science, periglacial geomorphology, the effects of climate change in the Arctic, and the history of cryospheric science. Past President, U.S. Permafrost Association. Contributing Author (1989, 1995, 2007) and Lead Author (2001) of chapters in the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Reports. Chair of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Cryosphere Specialty Group (2003-2005) and the AAG Archives and Association History Committee (2004-present). National Fellow of the Explorers Club. Previous positions: Rutgers University (Professor of Geography and Director of the Graduate Program in Geography), SUNY-Albany (Professor of Geography and Geology), Cornell University (Visiting Professor of Geology and Physical Geography), University of Wisconsin-Madison (Honorary Fellow), University of Michigan (Visiting Assistant Professor of Geological Sciences)." [1]

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  1. Council, American Geographical Society, accessed April 25, 2009.