Professor, Department of Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences and Department of Biology (cross-appointment); Director, Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience, and Ecosystem Services; The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
COLLABORATOR, LANDSCAPE 3 & 4 · CO-LEAD, THEME 2 · COLLABORATOR, SYNTHESIS TEAM
Dr. Parrott leads an internationally recognized research program in modelling and characterising contemporary regional landscapes and ecosystems as complex human-environment systems. She promotes a holistic, complex systems vision of managing land and water resources at the landscape scale. She has extensive experience in leading multipartite groups to share this vision to find sustainable management solutions that reconcile ecological, societal and economic objectives.
Participatory modelling, agent-based modelling, individual-based modelling, ecological complexity, coupled human-environment systems, complex systems