Nigel J. H. Smith
Areas of Specialization
- Survey of under-valued plants of the Amazon floodplain with market potential
- Policy issues surrounding the linkages between biodiversity and agriculture
- Management of plant resources by small-scale farmers in the humid tropics
- GEO 3315 Geography of Crop Plants
GEO 3427 Plants, Health, & Spirituality (honors seminar)
GEA 4465 Amazonia
GEA 6466 Seminar on Amazonia
Career Awards and Research Grants
- Fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation and the Linnean Society of London.
P.I. or P.I. on grants from the Moore Foundation, MacArthur Foundation,
and the National Geographic Society.
- 2002. Amazon Sweet Sea:
Land, Life, and Water at the River’s Mouth. University of Texas
Press, Austin, 281 pp.
- 2006. Hijos de la Lluvia/Children
of the Rain. Maderera Bozovich/Wust Ediciones, Lima, 163
pp., (W. Wust and N. Smith).
- 2007. Amazon River Fruits:
Flavors for Conservation. Amazon Conservation Association (ACA)/Missouri
Botanical Garden Press, Lima, 272 pp. (N. Smith, R. Vásquez, and W.
Wust; also published in Spanish).
- 2007. Palms: Sentinels
for Amazon Conservation. Amazon Conservation Association (ACA)/Missouri
Botanical Garden Press, Lima, 356 pp. (M. Goulding and N. Smith; also
published in Spanish and Portuguese).
- Completed publication list with PDF download
Graduate Students Currently Supervised
- Mario Mighty Ph.D. (Fall 2010)
- Tyler Rundel Ph.D. (Fall 2011)
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