Scott Rupp

SNAP Director, AK CASC Principal Investigator, IARC Deputy Director, Professor

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Phone:  907-474-7535

Dr. Scott Rupp serves as SNAP Director and is also the principal investigator for the Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center. In addition, Dr. Rupp serves as a co-principal investigator for both the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy and Alaska Fire Science Consortium.

Rupp is a well-established forest ecologist with specialized experience in ecological modeling. He has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Rupp received a BS in Forest Management from Pennsylvania State University and a PhD in Forest Ecology from UAF. He has been a faculty member at UAF since 2001. His research interests include: cosystem and landscape ecology emphasizing secondary succession, regeneration, and disturbance dynamics in subarctic and boreal forest.