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Jack D. Ives
Jack D. Ives, Professor, Ph.D. - Dr. Jack Ives is a graduate of University of Nottingham, UK (B.A. Geography, 1953) and McGill University, Canada (Ph.D. 1956), Dr. Ives emigrated to Canada with his wife Pauline in 1954. Dubbed the ""Father of Arctic and Alpine Geoecology"" by a former student, Dr. Ives is currently Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Carleton University of Canada. From the Himalayas to Baffin Island, mountains and Arctic regions have been the subject of fascination in Dr. Ives academic career for half a century. He has been incessantly working to ensure the long-term livability of the mountain environments to whom he fell in love when he was 15. He has abiding passion for the mountain environment and the peoples who have been living on them for centuries. His quest to conserve the world’s mountain ecosystems has taken on a particular urgency with recent times. Research Lab., Schefferville, and Assistant Professor at Department of Geography, McGill University (1957-1960). ... more
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