Pieter Beck


Woods Hole Research Center

pieter.beck [at] ec.europa.eu


Brief Biography

Pieter Beck is a vegetation ecologist who specializes in remote sensing and modeling of vegetation in high latitudes. His particular focus is on the effects of climate variability and change on the phenology, distribution, and carbon dynamics of vegetation. Now at the Woods Hole Research Center, Dr. Beck previously worked as an independent advisor for environmental impact assessment in northern Scandinavia. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Troms, Norway, and the Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) in the Netherlands.

Science Specialties

vegetation ecology, remote sensing

Current Research

PHENOCLIM project http://project.itek.norut.no/phenology/