UBC Forestry professor receives 'Nobel Prize of Forest Research'
Dr. Nicholas Coops, professor in the Faculty of Forestry and Canada Research Chair in Remote Sensing, is the recipient of the world’s most prestigious forestry honour, the Marcus Wallenberg Prize. Known as "the Nobel Prize of the forest sector, Dr. Coops shares this year's prize with colleagues Richard Waring (Oregon State University) and Joseph Landsberg (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization in Australia). Together, their research may be used to understand forests’ response to climate change such as global warming, insect infestations, and forest fires.
Please visit the Forestry announcement page to read more about this award.