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September 13th, 2003

Patrick Bourgeron awarded the prestigious Chaire Blaise Pascal

Patrick Bourgeron received the Chaire Blaise Pascal, an international visiting research chair that funds collaboration for one year with members of a number of French and European Commission research and teaching institutions. His activities as Chair fit under the umbrella of the International, U.S., and European Long Term Ecological Research Networks, funded respectively by the National Science Foundation and the European Commission. Activities included research into the interrelationships between global change, rapid demographic pressure, land use patterns, and sustainability of heavily populated areas. Bourgeron also presented a series of lectures, developed new proposals, and guided visits of students and senior scientists to the collaborative French and U.S. institutions.