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Becky Chaplin-Kramer

Becky Chaplin-Kramer is a lead scientist for the Natural Capital Project, co-appointed at the University of Minnesota and Stanford University, and working to connect these two university members of the partnership. Her research focuses on science priorities shared by both institutions: global ecosystem service assessment, linking earth observations and ecosystem service modeling, and improving our understanding of ecosystem service flows to, from, and mediated by agricultural systems. Becky is also a Coordinating Lead Author on the upcoming Values Assessment for the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and a member of the Expert Working Group Consulting on NASA Biological Diversity and Ecological Forecasting Programs. She earned her PhD in Environmental Science, Policy and Management from University of California, Berkeley, and an MS and BS in Earth Systems from Stanford. A Minnesota native, Becky now splits her time between the Twin Cities and the San Francisco Bay Area.