Eric Lambin




Professor Eric Lambin
Université catholique de Louvain (UCL)
Faculty of Sciences (SC)
Earth and Life Institute (ELI)
Centre for Earth and Climate Research (TECLIM)
3, place Louis Pasteur
B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Tel: +32-10-474477

Eric Lambin, a geographer and environmental scientist, divides his time between the Université catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) and Stanford University, were he occupies the Ishiyama Provostial Professorship at the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences and the Woods Institute for the Environment. His research tries to better understand causes and impacts of land use changes in different parts of the world. He was Chair of the international scientific project Land Use and Land Cover Change (LUCC) from 1999 to 2005. He was awarded the 2009 Francqui Prize, the 2014 Volvo Environment Prize, the 2019 Blue Planet Prize, and is Foreign Associate at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. Since 2021, he is also member of the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors to the European Commission.

 See the profile of Eric Lambin published in November 2011 in the "Proceedings of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences".

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Place Louis Pasteur 3, mailbox L4.03.08,
1348, Louvain-la-Neuve