Prof.Dr. Christopher Barrow

Social Impact Assessment
Mittwoch, 21. Juli, 9:00-17:40

Specialist Subjects:
Environment and development; environmental management; land degradation; sustainable development; integrated regional development; river basin planning and management; environmental and social impact assessment

2004 - Reader, Swansea University
2000 - 2004 Senior Lecturer, Development Studies, University of Wales Swansea.
1978 2000 Lecturer, Development Studies, University of Wales Swansea
1977-1978 Post Graduate Certificate of Education
1975-1977 Lecturer, Geography (biogeography/Quaternary), Hull University
1972-1975 Contract Scientific Officer (palaeoecology), British Antarctic Survey

Research interests
Research experience in the UK, Brazil, Malaysia, subAntarctic and Morocco.

Past research includes:
2002-2005 Higher Education Link with Malaysia (British Council/DFID) - research on sustainable livelihoods/land degradation in highland areas of Malaysia.
1998 British Academy funded study of land degradation and livelihoods in the High Atlas, Morocco.
1987 Royal Society/Royal Geographical Society, Maraca Rainforest Project - research on land development and wetlands - Rôndonia, Amazonia.
1981, 1983, 1985 and 1986 funded by CNPq (Brazilian National Science Council) and the British Council research on várzea (floodlands) development and dam impacts in the Tocantins basin, Pará, Amazonia.
1973 work on peat deposits as a source of montan wax, Falkland Is., Crown Agents/ODA, seconded to Falklands Is. Government.
1972-1977 research on subAntarctic Quaternary palynology/palaeoecology.