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Rebecca Chaplin

Rebecca Chaplin

Academic Research Staff
Senior Research Scientist
Becky is lead scientist for the Natural Capital Project, overseeing model development and application for the Freshwater and Terrestrial team. Her own research includes 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 serves on the Expert Working Group Consulting on NASA Biological Diversity and Ecological Forecasting Programs. Becky earned her PhD in Environmental Science, Policy and Management from University of California, Berkeley, and an MS and BS in Earth Systems from Stanford.