Craig Tweedie


Dr. Craig Tweedie is a Professor with the Department of Biology and Directs the Environmental Science and Engineering Program at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). Dr. Tweedie earned his PhD in subantarctic climate change biology and switched to Arctic terrestrial ecology when he began his postdoc at Michigan State University in 2000. With many active collaborations both in the US and internationally, Tweedie maintains an active research program that is focused on land cover change and the impact this has on terrestrial and coastal ecosystem structure and function in the north Alaskan and Beringian Arctic and in the Chihuahuan Desert. Dr. Tweedie also has strong interests in education and outreach and the use of cyberinfrastructure to advance environmental science.


Occupation: Researcher

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University of Texas El Paso

El Paso, TX
United States