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Patrick   Nunn

Professor
Sustainability Research Centre
University of the Sunshine Coast (Australia)

About
Patrick Nunn has authored several books including "Environmental Change in the Pacific Basin" (Wiley, 1999), "Climate, Environment and Society in the Pacific during the Last Millennium" (Elsevier, 2007), and the popular "Vanished Islands and Hidden Continents of the Pacific" (University of Hawai’i Press, 2009) that received an award from the American Library Association.

In 2003, he was awarded the Gregory Medal of the Pacific Science Association for “outstanding service to science in the Pacific”. He has been a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on several occasions, was a co-recipient of its 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, and a Lead Author of the chapter on “Sea Level Change” in its most recent Assessment Report. He is currently Professor of Geography at the University of the Sunshine Coast (Australia)from where he conducts research on livelihood sustainability in the Pacific Islands.
Specialities
Discipline(s)
Anthropology
Geographic administrative areas
Geographic places
Fiji Islands
Solomon Islands
Vanuatu
Federated States of Micronesia
Kiribati
Palau
Niue
Samoa
Tonga
Historical periods
Geological eras
Sahul and the prehistory of Melanesia
Lapita and the Austronesian expansion
Ancestral Oceania
21st century
Anticipatory
Indigenous languages
English, Fijian, Western, Fijian, Hindi, Fiji, French
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