Cutler J. Cleveland is the founding Editor-in-Chief of The Energy Library. Dr. Cleveland currently is Professor in the Department of Geography and Environment at Boston University, with joint appointments in the Center for Energy and Environmental Studies and the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer Range Future. He also is a Senior Fellow at the National Council for Science and the Environment in Washington D.C.
Dr. Cleveland is Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopedia of Energy, winner of an American Library Association award and the Dictionary of Energy, and is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopedia of Earth, named as the 2008 Best Geoscience Website by the Geoscience Information Society. Dr. Cleveland is a member of the American Statistical Association’s Committee on Energy Statistics, an advisory group to the Department of Energy. He is the recipient of the Adelman-Frankel Award from the United States Association of Energy Economics for “unique and innovative contributions to the field of energy economics.” Dr. Cleveland is Chairman of the Environmental Information Coalition, the governing body of the Earth Portal. He has won publication awards from the International Association of Energy Economics, the American Library Association, and the National Wildlife Federation. He has won teaching awards from the University of Illinois and the Honor’s Program in the College of Arts and Sciences of Boston University.
Dr. Cleveland's research on the valuation of ecosystem services, funded by the National Science Foundation, is highlighted in NSF's Top Discoveries series.
Dr. Cleveland has been a consultant to numerous private and public organizations, including the Asian Development Bank, the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, Charles River Associates, the Technical Research Centre of Finland, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The National Science Foundation, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the MacArthur Foundation have supported his research.
Dr. Cleveland holds a B.S. in Ecology from Cornell University, a M.S. in Marine Science from Louisiana State University, and a Ph. D. in Geography from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
He currently resides in Arlington, MA.
Cleveland, Cutler J., Editor-in-Chief, Encyclopedia of Earth (Washington, D.C.: Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment).
Named as the 2008 Best Geoscience Website by the Geoscience Information Society for its "outstanding standards of content, design, organization, and overall site effectiveness."
Reviews of the Encyclopedia of Earth:
- "An encyclopedia on EVERYTHING (environmental)" - WeeklyDig.com
- "...an excellent research tool if you're studying or just want more information on the environment, the climate, or general earth sciences." - GoodCleanTeach.com
- " This well-organized Web site is free of clutter, with a number of features sure to capture users' interest...it creates a "pile of great content" out of the Web's "great piles of content." - CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries
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