The Earth League

Carlos Nobre

Carlos Nobre

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Carlos Nobre is Chair of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) Scientific Committee, Director of the Center for Earth System Science, and senior scientist at the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) of Brazil, Executive Secretary of the Brazilian Research Network on Global Climate Change (Rede CLIMA), and Scientific Director of the National Institute for Climate Change Research. From 1991 to 2003, Dr. Nobre was Director of the Brazilian Center for Weather Forecasting and Climate Studies (CPTEC-INPE) and, from 1996 to 2006, programme scientist for the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA).

Dr. Nobre is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), and Professor of Earth System Science at INPE’s doctoral programme. His research interests include tropical meteorology, climate modeling, global environmental change, and biosphere-atmosphere interactions in Amazonia. He received a PhD in Meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

National Institute for Space Research (INPE), Brazil