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Kuswata Kartawinata

plant ecologist , researcher

Kuswata Kartawinata, Indonesian plant ecologist, researcher. Member Ecological Society of America, British Ecological Society, Association Tropical Biology, New York Academy of Sciences, International Association Plant Taxonomists, Tropical Grassland Society Australia, Sigma Xi. Moslem.

Background

Kartawinata, Kuswata was born on June 3, 1936 in Garut, West Java, Indonesia. Son of Kartawinata and Utasih (Madnaseh) Suhari.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Academy Biology, 1959. Bachelor of Science with honors, University Singapore, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy., University Hawaii, 1971.

Career

Assistant botanist Herbarium Bogoriense, Bogor, 1959-1962. Instructor University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1965-1971. Program manager Biotrop, Bogor, 1972-1974.

Senior scientist Herbarium Borgoriense, Bogor, 1974-1978, head, 1978-1984. Program specialist in ecological science United Nations Educational, Jakarta, Indonesia, since 1984. Member commission on ecology International Union for Conservation Nature and Natural Resources, Glands, Switzerland, since 1979, Plant Conservation Advisory Group, International Union for Conservation of Nature and World Wildlife Fund.

Member editorial board Blumea, 1984.

Works

  • Author: (with others) Indonesian Timber, 1979. Keruing, 1983, Pengantar Ekologi, 1985. Editor Reinwardtia, since 1974.

    Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Ecological Society of America, British Ecological Society, Association Tropical Biology, New York Academy of Sciences, International Association Plant Taxonomists, Tropical Grassland Society Australia, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Jenny Ardantiningsih Sulaeman, March 11, 1971.

father:
Kartawinata Suhari

mother:
Utasih (Madnaseh) Suhari

spouse:
Jenny Ardantiningsih Sulaeman