History

INTECOL was formed in 1967, as the Ecology / Environmental Section of the International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS)

INTECOL BOARD = EXECUTIVE COMMITTEES + MEMBERS-AT-LARGE

(Board members typically took office at the International Congresses of Ecology) 

1967 ~ 1972

  • President : Prof. Arthur D. Hasler, Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, 680 N. Park Street, Madison, WI 53706, USA
  • Vice President : Prof. Charles Sauvage, Institut de Botanique-Faculte des Sciences, 5 Rue Auguste Broussonet, 34 Montpellier, France
  • Secretary General : Dr. F. H. Whitehead, Institute of Biology, 41 Queen’s Gate, London SW7, UK
  • Treasurer : Dr. Maksim Todorovi?, Institute for Biological Research, 29 Novembra 142, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • Members-at-Large :
    • Prof. W. H. van Dobben, Institute of Ecological Research, Kemperbergerweg 11, Arnhem, The Netherlands
    • Prof. C. S. Hollings, Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    • Prof. Jurgen Jacobs, Department of Zoology, Techniche Universitat Munchen, Luisenstrasse 14, Munchen, Germany (FRG)
    • Prof. George A. Knox, Department of Zoology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch 5, New Zealand
    • Prof. R. D. Misra, Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-5, Uttar Pradesh, India
    • Prof. E. Steelman Nielsen, Department of Botany, Danmarks Farmaceutiske Højskole, Universitetsparken 2, Copenhagen, Denmark
    • Prof. P. B. Vipper, Laboratory of Biogeocenology, Gubkin-Str. 16, Korp. 2, KV 1, Moscow, W-222, USSR

1973 ~ 1974

  • President : Prof. Arthur D. Hasler, Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, 680 N. Park Street, Madison, WI 53706, USA
  • Vice President : Prof. Charles Sauvage, Institut de Botanique-Faculte des Sciences, 5 Rue Auguste Broussonet, 34 Montpellier, France
  • Secretary General : Prof. George A. Knox, Department of Zoology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch 5, New Zealand (beginning 1974)
  • Treasurer : Dr. Maksim Todorovi?, Institute for Biological Research, 29 Novembra 142, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • Members-at-Large :
    • Prof. Francoise Bourliere, Faculty of Medicine, University of Paris, 45 Rue des St.-Peres, 75 Paris 6, France
    • Prof. V. Delucchi, Entomologischie Institut, Universitatstrasse 2, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    • Prof. W. H. van Dobben, Institute of Ecological Research, Kemperbergerweg 11, Arnhem, The Netherlands
    • Prof. C. S. Hollings, Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    • Prof. Amyan Macfayden, Department of Environmental Studies, The New University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland
    • Prof. R. D. Misra, Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-5, Uttar Pradesh, India
    • Prof. P. B. Vipper, Soviet-Mongolian Bio-Expedition, B. Odrynka 21/16, Moscow 113035, USSR

I International Congress of Ecology, The Hague, The Netherlands, 8-14 September, 1974. ‘Structure, Functions and Management of Ecosystems,’ organized by INTECOL and the Netherlands Ecological Society

1974 ~ 1978

  • President : Prof. Amyan Macfadyen, School of Biological and Environmental Studies, The New University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland
  • Past President : Prof. Arthur D. Hasler, Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, 680 N. Park Street, Madison, WI 53706, USA
  • Secretary General : Prof. George A. Knox, Department of Zoology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch 5, New Zealand
  • Treasurer : Dr. Livia Tonolli, Istituo Italiano di Idrobiologia, Pallanza (Novara) 28048, Italy
  • Members-at-Large :
    • Prof. A. E. E. Abdoul-Nasr, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    • Prof. W. B. Banage, Department of Biology, University of Zambia, P. O. Box 2379, Luska, Zambia
    • Prof. Michael Evenari, Department of Botany, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    • Dr. Jan Kvet, Institute of Botany, ?SAV, Hydrobotany Department, Dukelska 145, 379 82 T?ebo?, Czechoslovakia
    • Prof. Jorge Morello, Ecologia Agraria, Centro de Recursos Naturales, INTA-Casteler, Provinca de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    • Prof. M. Numata, Laboratory of Ecology, Faculty of Science, Chiba University, Chiba 260, Japan
    • Dr. K. Petrusewicz, Institute of Ecology, Polish Academy of Science, Dziekanow Le?ney, 05-150 Lomianki, Poland
    • Prof. Henry A. Regier, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

II International Congress of Ecology, Jerusalem, Israel, 10-16 September, 1978. ‘The Future of Ecology,’ organized by INTECOL and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1978 ~ 1982

  • President : Prof. George A. Knox, Department of Zoology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch 5, New Zealand
  • Past President : Prof. Amyan Macfadyen, School of Biological and Environmental Studies, The New University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland
  • Vice President : Prof. R. Klekowski, Institute of Ecology, Polish Academy of Science, Dziekanow Le?ney, 05-150 Lomianki, Poland
  • Secretary General : Prof. Staffan Ulfstrand, Institute of Zoology, University of Uppsala, S-751 22 Uppsala, Sweden
  • Treasurer : Prof. Frank B. Golley, Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
  • Members-at-Large :
    • Prof. Michael Evenari, Department of Botany, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    • Prof. Jose I. D. Furtado, Department of Zoology, University of Malaya, Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    • Prof. Arturo Gomez-Pompa, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones sobre Recursos Bioticos, Jalapa-Veracruz, Mexico
    • Prof. Wladyslaw Grodzi?ski, Department of Animal Ecology, Jagiellonian University, Krupnicza 50, 30-060 Krakow, Poland
    • Prof. Maxime Lamotte, Laboratoire de Zoologie, Ecole Normale Superieure, 46 Rue d’Ulm, 75005 Paris, France
    • Prof. Otto L. Lange, Botanisches Institut der Universitat Mittlerer, Dallenbergweg 64, D-8700 Wurzburg, Germany (BRD)
    • Prof. K. Petrusewicz, Institute of Ecology, PAN, PL-0515 Dziekanow Le?ney, Poland
    • Prof. George C. Varley, Oxford University, Oxford, UK

III International Congress of Ecology, Poland, 1982 (cancelled due to political problems in Poland at the time)

1982 ~ 1986

  • President : Prof. Francois Bourliere, Medicine and Ecology, University of Paris, 15 Avenue de Tourville, F-75007 Paris, France 
  • Past President : Prof. George A. Knox, Department of Zoology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch 5, New Zealand
  • Vice Presidents : Prof. Robert L. Burgess and Prof. Mohan K. Wali, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York, Syracuse, NY 13210 USA
  • Secretary General : Prof. Frank B. Golley, Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
  • Treasurer : Prof. Wladyslaw Grodzi?ski, Department of Animal Ecology, Jagiellonian University, Krupnicza 50, 30-060 Krakow, Poland
  • Members-at-Large :
    • Prof. Reinhard Bornkamm, Institute of Ecology, Technical University of Berlin, Rothenburgstrasse 12, D 1000 Berlin 41, Germany (FRG)
    • Dr. Eric A. G. Duffy, Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Monks Wood Experimental. Station, Abbots Ripton, Huntingdon PE17 2LS, UK
    • Dr. Eduardo Fuentes, Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile, Laboratorio de Ecologia, Casilla 114-D, Santiago, Chile
    • Prof. Jose I. D. R. Furtado, Department of Zoology, University of Malaya, Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
    • Prof. Radomir Lakusic, Ecological Societies of Yugoslavia, Vojrode Putnika 43a, 71600 Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
    • Prof. Ma Shi-jun, Research Center of Ecology, Academia Sinica, 7 Zhongguancun Road, Beijing 100080, People’s Republic of China
    • Prof. Vladmir E. Sokolov, Institute of Evolutionary Morphology and Ecology of Animals, USSR Academy of Science, 33 Leninsky Prospekt, Moscow 117071, USSR
    • Dr. Nils Chr. Stenseth, Zoological Institute, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway

IV International Congress of Ecology, Syracuse, New York, USA, 10-16 August, 1986. ‘Global Connections in Ecological Theory and Practice,’ organized by INTECOL and the Ecological Societyof America

1986 ~ 1990

  • President : Prof. Frank B. Golley, Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
  • Past President : Prof. Francois Bourliere, Medicine and Ecology, University of Paris, 15 Avenue de Tourville, F-75007 Paris, France
  • Vice-Presidents : Prof. Hiroya Kawanabe, Department of Zoology, KyotoUniversity, Sakyo-Ku, Kyoto 606, Japan; Prof. Toshiro Saeki, Department of Botany, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan; Dr. Kinji Hogetsu, 2-5-13 Kinugaoka, Hachiooji City, Tokyo, Japan; Prof. Akira Miyaki, Department of Vegetation Science, Yokohama National University, Yokohama 240, Japan
  • Secretary General : Prof. Paul F. Maycock, Ecological Laboratory, Erindale College, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario L5L 1C6, Canada
  • Treasurer : Prof. Helmut Lieth, Fachbereich Biologie/Chemie, Universitat Osnabruck, D-4500 Osnabruck, Germany (FRG)
  • Members-at-Large :
    • Dr. Eric A. G. Duffy, Institute of. Terrestrial Ecology, Monks Wood Experimental. Station, Abbots Ripton, Huntingdon PE17 2LS, UK
    • Dr. Eduardo Fuentes, Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile, Laboratorio de Ecologia, Casilla 114-D, Santiago, Chile
    • Prof. Jose I. D. R. Furtado, Department of Zoology, University of Malaya, Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    • Prof. George A. Knox, Department of Zoology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch 5, New Zealand
    • Prof. Radomir Lakusic, Ecological Societies of Yugoslavia, Vojrode Putnika 43a, 71600 Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
    • Prof. Ma Shi-jun, Research Center of Ecology, Academia Sinica, 7 Zhongguancun Road, Beijing 100080, People’s Republic of China
    • Dr. H. Marinov, Department of Economical Ecology, Higher Institute of Finance and Economics, 5250 Svichtov, Bulgaria
    • Dr. Jan Pinowski, Institute of Ecology, PAN, Dziekanow Le?ney, Lomianki 05-150, Poland
    • Prof. Vladimir E. Sokolov, Institute of Evolutionary Morphology and Ecology of Animals, USSR Academy of Science, 33 Leninsky Prospekt, Moscow 117071, USSR

V International Congress of Ecology, Yokohama, Japan, 23-30 August, 1990. ‘Development of Ecological Perspectives for the 21st Century,’ organized by INTECOL and the Ecological Society of Japan

1990 ~ 1994

  • President : Prof. Wolfgang Haber, School of Landscape Ecology, Munich University of Technology, Weihenstephen 8050, Freising 12, Germany (FRG)
  • Past President : Prof. Frank B. Golley, Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
  • Vice-President : Prof. John A. Lee, Department of Environmental Biology, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
  • Secretary General : Prof. Rebecca R. Sharitz, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Drawer E, Aiken, South Carolina 29802, USA
  • Treasurer : Prof. Hiroya Kawanabe, Department of Zoology, Kyoto University, Sakyo-Ku, Kyoto 606, Japan
  • Members-at-Large :
    • Prof. Eduardo Fuentes, Laboratorie de Ecologia, Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile, Casilla 114-D, Santiago, Chile
    • Prof. Helmut Lieth, Fachbereich Biologie/Chemie, Universitat Osnabruck, D-4500 Osnabruck, Germany (FRG)
    • Prof. Harold A. Mooney, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    • Prof. Lech Ryszkowski, Research Centre for Agricultural and Forest Environment, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan 60-809, Poland
    • Prof. Vladimir E. Sokolov, Institute of Evolutionary Morphology and Animal Ecology, USSR Academy of Science, 33 Leninsky Prospekt, Moscow 117071, USSR
    • Prof. Sir Richard Southwood, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Park Road, Oxford, UK 

VI International Congress of Ecology, Manchester, United Kingdom, 21-26 August 1994. ‘Progress to Meet the Challenge of Environmental Change,’ organized by INTECOL and the British Ecological Society

1994 ~ 1998 / 1996 ~ 1998

  • President : Prof. Akira Miyaki, Japanese Center for International Studies in Ecology. Shonan Village Center, 156039 Kami-Yamaguchi, Hayama-Machi, Kanagawa 240-01, Japan (1996-1998)
  • Past President : Prof. Wolfgang Haber, School of Landscape Ecology, Munich University of Technology, Weihenstephen 8050, Freising 12, Germany (FRG) (1994 ?-1998)
  • Vice-President : Prof. Almo Farina, Laboratory of Landscape Ecology, Lunigiana Museum of Natural History, Fortezza della Brunella, I-54011 Aulla, Italy (1996-1998)
  • Secretary General : Prof. Rebecca R. Sharitz, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Drawer E, Aiken, South Carolina 29802, USA
  • Treasurer : Prof. Bernd Markert, Internationales Hochschlinstitut Zittau, Markt 23, D-02763 Zittau, Germany
  • Members-at-Large :
    • Prof. R. S. Ambasht, Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, India
    • Prof. Valerie Brown, International Institute of Entomology, 56 Queen’s Gate, London, SW7 5JR, UK
    • Prof. Frank B. Golley, Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    • Prof. Helmut Lieth, Fachbereich Biologie/Chemie, Universitat Osnabruck, D-49076 Osnabruck, Germany
    • Prof. Peter Poschlod, Department of Biology, Nature Conservation, Philipps University, D-35032 Marburg, Germany
    • Prof. Lech Ryszkowski, Research Centre for Agricultural and Forest Environment, Polish Academy of Sciences, 60-809 Poznan, Poland

VII International Congress of Ecology, Florence, Italy, 19-25 July 1998. ‘New Tasks for Ecologists after Rio,’ organized by INTECOL and the Italian Ecological Society

1998 ~ 2002

  • President : Prof. John A. Lee, Department of Environmental Biology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
  • Past President : Prof. Akira Miyaki, Japanese Center for International Studies in Ecology. Shonan Village Center, 156039 Kami-Yamaguchi, Hayama-Machi, Kanagawa 240-01, Japan 
  • Vice-President : Prof. Byun-Sun Ihm, Department of Biology, Mokpo National University, Muan-Gun 534-729, Chonnan, Korea
  • Secretary General : Prof. Almo Farina, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, The University of Urbino, Sogesta , 61029 Urbino, Italy 
  • Treasurer : Prof. R. Eugene Turner, Center for Wetlands Resources, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
  • Members-at-Large :
    • Prof. Valerie K. Brown, International Institute of Entomology, 56 Queen’s Gate, London, SW7 5JR, UK
    • Prof. Kazue Fujiwara, Graduate School of Environment and Information Science, Yokohama National University, Yokohama 240, Japan
    • Prof. Richard J. Hobbs, School of Environmental Science, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia 6150 
    • Prof. Bernd Markert, Internationales Hochschlinstitut Zittau, Markt 23, D-02763 Zittau, Germany
    • Prof. Rebecca R. Sharitz, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Drawer E, Aiken, South Carolina 29802, USA
    • Prof. Rusong Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, People’s Republic of China

VIII International Congress of Ecology, Seoul, Korea, 11-18 August, 2002. ‘Ecology in a Changing World’ organized by INTECOL and the Ecological Society of Korea

2002 ~ 2005

  • President : Prof. John A. Lee, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
  • Past President : Prof. Akira Miyaki, Japanese Center for International Studies in Ecology. Shonan Village Center, 156039 Kami-Yamaguchi, Hayama-Machi, Kanagawa 240-01, Japan
  • Vice-President : Prof. Rebecca R. Sharitz, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Drawer E, Aiken, South Carolina 29802, USA
  • Secretary General : Prof. Eun-Shik Kim, Department of Forest Resources, Kookmin University, Songbuk-gu, Seoul 136-702, Korea
  • Treasurer : Prof. R. Eugene Turner, Center for Wetlands Resources, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 USA
  • Members-at-Large :
    • Prof. Valerie Brown, Centre for Agri-Environmental Research, University of Reading, Earley Gate, P.O. Box 237, Reading RG6 6AR, UK
    • Prof. Alan P. Covich, Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 USA
    • Prof. Almo Farina, Institute of Ecology and Environmental Biology, The University of Urbino, Sogesta, 61029 Urbino, Italy
    • Prof. Kazue Fujiwara, School of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University, Tokiwadai 79-7, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama 240-8501, Japan
    • Prof. John Grace, Institute of Ecology and Resource Management, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JU, UK
    • Dr. Sun-Kee Hong, Environmental Planning Institute, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-742, Korea
    • Dr. Pavel Krestov, Institute of Biology and Soil Science,Vladivostok, 690022, Russia
    • Prof. Azim U. Mallik, Department of Biology, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1, Canada 
    • Prof. Bernd Markert, Internationales Hochschulinstitut Zittau, Markt 23, D-02763, Zittau, Germany
    • Prof. Dan L. Perlman, Department of Biology, Brandeis University, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454-9110, USA
    • Prof. Rusong Wang, Center for Ecological and Environmental Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100085, People’s Republic of China

IX International Congress of Ecology, Montreal, Canada, 7-12 August 2005. ‘Ecology at Multiple Scales,’ organized by INTECOL and the Ecological Society of America

2005 ~ 2009

  • President : Prof. John A. Lee, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, 
  • University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
  • Past President : Prof. Akira Miyaki, Japanese Center for International Studies in Ecology. Shonan Village Center, 156039 Kami-Yamaguchi, Hayama-Machi, Kanagawa 240-01, Japan 
  • Vice-President : Prof. Craig James, CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Alice Springs, NT 0871, Australia
  • Secretary General : Prof. Eun-Shik Kim, Department of Forest Resources, Kookmin University, Seoul 136-702, Korea
  • Treasurer : Prof. Azim U. Mallik, Department of Biology, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7B 5E1 Canada
  • Members-at-Large :
    • Prof. Alan P. Covich, Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    • Prof. Almo Farina, Institute of Ecology and Environmental Biology, The University of Urbino, Sogesta, 61029 Urbino, Italy 
    • Prof. Bojie Fu, Bureau of Natural Resources and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100864, People’s Republic of China
    • Prof. John Grace, Institute of Ecology and Resource Management, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JU, UK
    • Prof. Sun-Kee Hong, Environmental Planning Institute, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-742, Korea
    • Dr. Pavel Krestov, Institute of Biology and Soil Science, Vladivostok 690022, Russia
    • Prof. Bernd Markert, Internationales Hochschulinstitut Zittau, D-02763 Zittau, Germany
    • Prof. Dan L. Perlman, Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454-9110, USA
    • Prof. Rebecca R. Sharitz, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Drawer E, Aiken, SC 29802, USA
    • Dr. Patrick Silan, French Ecological Society, CNRS Guyane, 97300 Cayenne, Guyane Francaise, France
    • Prof. R. Eugene Turner, Center for Wetlands Resources, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 USA
    • Prof. Jos T.A. Verhoeven, Section of Landscape Ecology, Utrecht University, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    • Prof. Rusong Wang, Ecological Society of ‘, Center for Ecological and Environmental Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100085, Peoples Republic of China
    • Prof. Takakazu Yumoto, Research Institute of Humanity and Nature, Kyoto 602-0878, Japan

X International Congress of Ecology, Brisbane, Australia 16-21 August, 2009. ‘Ecology in a Changing Climate: Two Hemispheres, One Globe,’ organized by INTECOL and the Ecological Society of Australia in partnership with The New Zealand Ecological Society

This listing was prepared by Dr. Jorge Cancela da Fonseca, Directeur de recherche honoraire au CNRS, Paris, France, and by Dr. Rebecca R. Sharitz, Professor of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, USA (both members of INTECOL)