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Advisory Board and Editors Environmental Sciences

Thomas Backhaus

Professor for Ecotoxicology and Environmental Sciences at the University of Gothenburg, with a main interest in regulatory (eco)toxicology and risk assessment of complex exposure situations.

Anthony D. Barnosky

Professor of Integrative Biology, Curator at Museum of Paleontology, Research Paleoecologist at Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California-Berkeley. Editorial Board of PLoS Biology.

Emily S. Bernhardt

Emily Bernhardt is a biogeochemist who is broadly interested in the capacity of ecosystems to retain nutrients and energy in the face of human accelerated environmental change. The bulk of her research examines the effects of land use change and chemical pollution on the structure and function of aquatic ecosystems and the potential for restoration and mitigation approaches to reverse ecosystem degradation.

Stuart E. Bunn

Professor Bunn is the Director of the Australian Rivers Institute at Griffith University in Brisbane. His major research interests are in the ecology of river and wetland systems with a particular focus on the science to underpin river management, and he has published widely on this topic.

Wei-Chun Chin

Associate Professor, Bioengineering, University of California, Merced.

Ludmila Chistoserdova

Senior Scientist at the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, USA. Member of editorial boards of a number of journals publishing research in microbial physiology and microbial ecology.

Paul Christakopoulos

Chaired Professor in Chemical and Biochemical Process Engineering, Lulea University of Technology, Associate Editor of World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. Awarded an EU Marie Curie fellowship.

Nils Christophersen

Professor at the Department of informatics, University of Oslo. Heading the Computational Life Science initiative (CLSi) at the University of Oslo where the aim is to strengthen interdisciplinary research, teaching, and service.

Robert Costanza

Professor and Chair in Public Policy, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University. Editor in Chief, Solutions (www.thesolutionsjournal.org). Senior Fellow, Stockholm Resilience Center, Stockholm, Sweden; Senior Fellow, National Council on Science and the Environment, Washington, DC; Affiliate Fellow, Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, University of Vermont; deTao Master of Ecological Economics, deTao Masters Academy, Shanghai China

Kevin M. Crofton

Research Toxicologist and Acting Deputy Director of the National Center for Computational Toxicology at the US Environmental Protection Agency. Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Toxicology at North Carolina State University and the Curriculum in Toxicology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Alex T Ford

Reader in Biology based at the University of Portsmouth (UK) since 2008. Expertise in Marine Biology, Invertebrate Physiology, Parasitology and Ecotoxicology.

Vincent Gauci

Head of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in the Department of Environment, Earth and Ecosystems. Director of the NERC Methane Network 'MethaneNet' . Specialises in aspects of ecosystem science and biogeochemistry relating to biosphere atmosphere exchange.