Environmental scientists work within a multidisciplinary area of scientific investigation. Their purview cuts across the physical, chemical, biological, health, ecological, engineering, economic and social sciences. As integrative scientists, they focus on the scientific bases for identifying environmental challenges and opportunities, and for mitigating or solving environmental problems, impacts, or issues.
Kenneth Olden, Ph.D., Sc.D., L.H.D., pictured, is an Environmental scientist and the founding Dean of the School of Public Health on the Hunter College campus of the City University of New York.
Kenneth Olden, Ph.D., Sc.D., L.H.D., is Professor and Dean of the City University of New York's School of Public Health. His research interests extend to translation of...
Revelle, Roger Randall DouganLast Updated on 2012-08-22 at 13:11
Roger Randall Dougan Revelle (1909-1991), an American oceanographer best known for his pioneering studies of carbon dioxide balance in the oceans and its... More »
Pinchot, GiffordLast Updated on 2012-08-14 at 14:07
Gifford Pinchot (1865-1946), America’s first native professionally trained forester and pioneer in the field of forest conservation. After completing forestry school in... More »
Colborn, TheoLast Updated on 2012-08-11 at 10:42
Theo Colborn is an American scientist whose research on the environmental conditions of the Great Lakes in the late 1980s brought attention to a class of ubiquitous... More »
Birnbaum, Linda S.Last Updated on 2012-07-04 at 09:13
Linda S. Birnbaum, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., A.T.S., is Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and... More »
Alley, RichardLast Updated on 2012-05-07 at 19:30
Richard Alley (1957 - ) is the Evan Pugh Professor of the Department of Geosciences and EMS Environment Institute at Pennsylvania State University.
His current research... More »
Susan Solomon: Service to America MedalistLast Updated on 2012-05-07 at 19:11
Susan Solomon: Service to America Medalist
On September 15, 2010, in recognition of her pioneering work that altered the course of atmospheric research, NOAA senior... More »