Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Brown, James H.
Location The University of New Mexico
Primary Field Environmental Sciences and Ecology
Secondary Field Evolutionary Biology
 Election Citation
Brown, through both theory and experiments, revolutionized the study of animal communities, particularly in desert ecosystems. His work on scaling and allometry suggest that life has been shaped by a few simple constraints and, together with his work on community dynamics, has led to the development of the field of macroecology.

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