George M. Woodwell(Redirected from George Woodwell)
George M. Woodwell (born October 23, 1930) is an ecologist. He co-founded the Environmental Defense Fund, and did pioneering research on the effects of ionizing radiation on forest ecosystems  He is an alumnus of Dartmouth College, class of 1950.
Woodwell founded the Woods Hole Research Center in 1985 in Woods Hole, MA as an institute for global environmental research.
He is retired, but retains the title of Director Emeritus.  He was one of the first scientists to sound the alarm on climate change, and he first testified to Congress about climate change impacts in 1986. 
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- Mooney, Chris. "30 years ago scientists warned Congress on global warming. What they said sounds eerily familiar". Washington Post. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
- The Heinz Awards, George Woodwell profile
- Volvo Environment Prize
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