Michael Raupach passed away on February 10, 2015. You can read a tribute to him here: https://theconversation.com/mike-raupach-the-scientist-who-tallied-the-worlds-carbon-budget-37575
Michael Raupach was the Director of the Climate Change Institute, Australian National University, Canberra. This position followed a career of many years with CSIRO.
His scientific foci included Earth System science, carbon-climate-human interactions, land-air interactions, and fluid mechanics.
From 2000 to 2008 he was an inaugural co-chair of the Global Carbon Project, an international project studying the natural and human influences on the global carbon cycle. In recent years he co-chaired the working group drafting the Australian Academy of Science booklet “The Science of Climate Change: Questions and Answers”; led the report “Challenges at Energy-Water-Carbon Intersection” for the Prime Minister’s Science, Engineering and Innovation Council; and led the Australian Academy of Science project “Negotiating our future: Living scenarios for Australia to 2050”.
Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science; Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering; Fellow, American Geophysical Union; CSIRO Fellow