Nathan Phillips

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Affiliated Faculty, IGS
Professor, Earth & Environment

PhD, Duke University
BS, Physics, California State University – Sacramento

Nathan Phillips, affiliated faculty with the Boston University Institute for Global Sustainability (IGS), is a Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment. He is a physiological ecologist who studies land-climate interactions in terrestrial ecosystems and human-dominated environments, including exchanges of energy, water, and greenhouse gases including methane and carbon dioxide exchanged between the air and leaves, soil, buildings, humans, and pipelines. Phillips works with advocates, community members, and policymakers to apply his research to advance sustainable communities and a habitable planet.

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