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Thomas Rosswall was Associate Professor in Soil ecology at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (1979-1984), Professor, Water in Environment and Society (1984-1987) at the University of Linköping, Sweden, Executive Director of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 1987-1994), Director of the International START Secretariat (Washington, DC, 1992-1993), Rector of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (1994-2000) and Executive Director of the International Council for Science (ICSU in Paris, France, 2002-2009); [1] Rosswall took up the position after giving up his seat as the director of the International Foundation for Science in late 2001 (IFS). [2] Rosswall is currently Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida, 2016- ). [3]

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