Professional Services

Journal Editorial Board:

  • Special issue in Remote Sensing of Changing Northern High-Latitude Ecosystems in Remote Sensing (ISSN 2072-4292): An open access journal from MDPI, Deadline for accepting manuscript: June 30, 2015. Click Here 

Sessions and Workshops Organized in Conferences

  • Remote sensing of northern high-latitude terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems
Organizers: Santonu Goswami (ORNL), Daniel J Hayes (ORNL), Guido Grosse (University of Alaska at Fairbanks), Benjamin Jones (USGS). AGU Fall meeting, Dec 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Observations and model requirements for understanding drivers of disturbance processes in Arctic and Boreal terrestrial ecosystems
Organizers: Liza Jenkins (Michigan tech Research Institute), Santonu Goswami (ORNL), Nancy French (Michigan tech Research Institute), Erik Karischke (University of Marryland), AGU Fall meeting, Dec 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Workshop: Next Generation Ecologists in Global Change Research: Current Status and Future Directions,
Organizers: Santonu Goswami (ORNL), Xiaofeng Xu (ORNL) and Daniel J. Hayes (ORNL), 98th Annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Aug. 4 – 7, Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Scaling in Global Change Studies: Representation in Multiple Dimensions (Ignite Session)
Organizers: Stan D. Wullschleger (ORNL), Xiaofeng Xu (ORNL), Santonu Goswami (ORNL), 98th Annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Aug. 4 – 7, Minneapolis, MN, USA

 Reviews (Grants, Manuscripts etc.)

  • US National Science Foundation Discovery Research K12 phase-2 full proposals.
  • NASA Terrestrial Ecology phase-2 full proposals
  • Symposium Session Proposal Reviewer for 2014 American Association for Advancement of Sciences (AAAS) Annual Meeting 
  • Science Judge for Tennessee State Science Bowl 
  • AAAS Science and Policy Fellowship
  • US Govt. review panel for IPCC 5th Assessment Report, second draft.
  • Journal Review: Ecological Modeling, JGR-Biogeosciences, Plant and Soil, Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing of Environment, Scientific Reports, EOS
  • Scientific Judge, AGU Fall Meeting

 Other Services

  • 2013 - Volunteer for eMammal citizen science project in Frozen Head State Park, TN. eMammal is  a citizen science project by Smithsonian Institution and North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences to document mammals throughout the mid-Atlantic region, and soon, the entire country using “camera traps”. 
  • 2012- Present – Working Group, Vulnerability of Permafrost Carbon Research Coordination Network.
  • 2012 - Member, Arctic Instrumentation, Sensor, and Platform (ISP) Discussion Group, Arctic Observing Network.
  • 2012 - 2013 – Founding President, Indian Polar Research Network (IPRN).
  • 2011 - Present - Member, Arctic Speaker Bureau, Arctic Research Consortium of US (ARCUS).
  • 2011 - Present - Member, Advisory Board, Gonit-Sora ( An online mathematics education magazine in India which reached a total reader of 3 million as of July, 2013.
  • 2010 - Member, Virtual Poster Session, Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS).
  • 2009 - Present - IUCN Commission on Ecosystem management (CEM), North America and Caribbean Region.
  • 2009 - Selection Committee member (2009), PolarTrec Program, Arctic Research Consortium of US (ARCUS).
  • 2007, 2008 - Secretary, Environmental Sc. & Engineering Students Organization, UTEP.
  • 2006, 2007 - Working group member, SpecNet, an international network for environmental Remote Sensing.