Dr. John Raison

— Forest ecology & GHG accounting



John is a soil scientist with expertise in organic matter dynamics, nutrient cycling and forest growth. During the last decade he has contributed scientific expertise to several national and international forest policy issues as Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, in particular the assessment of sustainable forest management and the development of methods for GHG accounting in the land-based sectors.

Most recently John chaired the Technical Committee of the High Carbon Stock Science Study which developed a new approach to the sustainable development of tropical forests.