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BGS Institute: Director

Edward Johnson, PhD
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
BI338, University of Calgary
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4
tel: (403) 220-3570
johnsone@ucalgary.ca

Dr. E.A. Johnson is the Director of the Biogeoscience Institute. In addition to this position, he is a Professor at the University of Calgary and involved with research programs at the BGS. Dr. Johnson's research is directed at integrating natural disturbance into plant community organization and dynamics. His applied interests are in global climate change, biological conservation, and ecosystem and fire management. He is a member of the NSF Community Surface Dynamics Modeling System, NSERC Centres of Excellence in Sustainable Forest Management, NSERC GEOIDE, PAGSE (Royal Society of Canada), and Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America.”