Dr. Alan Ewert

Dr. Alan Ewert

School of Public Health, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

Dr. Alan Ewert is a Professor at Indiana University. He specializes in the areas of human health and natural environments and the effect of adventure and risk on personal decision-making. He has numerous publications in the area of human health and natural settings or activities. In addition, he has published several books on the human dimensions of natural resource management and is co-authoring a text on Human Health and Natural Environments to be published by CABI.

Reviewers & Editorial Board

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