Ian D. Rotherham
Sheffield Hallam University
Faculty of Development and Society
United Kingdom, S1 1WB
Ian D. Rotherham is Reader in Tourism and Environmental Change at Sheffield Hallam University in the UK. He is an ecologist and landscape historian with over thirty years experience in research and education, and has published around 300 academic papers, articles, book chapters and books. He sits on a number of national advisory bodies and chairs the IUFRO Working Group on Social and Economic Aspects of Forestry and Forest History, and is editor of a number of journals including the International Journal of Urban Forestry. He chairs the Biodiversity and Landscape History Research Institute, and through this organises regular conferences, seminars and workshops. His research covers a wide range of subjects from major landscape change in relation to flood risk and climate change and to biodiversity, to invasive and alien species, to the impacts of fuel uses on landscape, and to tourism economics and development. He has published widely on cultural aspects of landscapes such as forests, heaths and wetlands.