Land Change Science Program Scientist Honored as 2019 AGU Fellow

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The American Geophysical Union has announced their 2019 Fellows!

Research Ecologist, Jayne Belnap, was recently selected to be a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). Each year, AGU honors a new class of Fellows whose visionary leadership and scientific excellence have fundamentally advanced research in their respective areas of Earth and space sciences. This year only 62 members were chosen to join the 2019 class of Fellows, and each year only 0.1% of AGU members are selected to join the Fellows. The inductees will be recognized on December 11 at the 2019 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California during the Honors Tribute to celebrate their dedication, leadership, achievements, and talents.

While with the USGS, Jayne has conducted research on dryland and rangeland ecosystems. She has specifically worked on issues related to the sustainable management of rangelands and drylands with different types of land use, and how climate change will affect these ecosystems.

Learn more about Jayne and the work she’s conducting by visiting her staff profile page, and read the full Earth and Space Science News article with a full list of Fellows here.

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