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- ItemIn Memoriam Charles Henry Peterson(Inter-Research Science Publisher, 2021-02-04) Lenihan, Hunter S.; Grabowski, Jonathan; Micheli, FiorenzaCharles ‘Pete’ Peterson passed away on October 24, 2020 at his home in Pine Knowles Shores, North Carolina, USA. Pete was an exceptionally creative and productive scientist, who made many important con tributions to ecology and marine science. He obtained a BA in Biology at Princeton University in 1968 before re ceiving an MS in Zoology (1970) and a PhD in Biology (1972) working with Joe Connell at the University of California, Santa Barbara. After a brief stint at the University of Maryland (Baltimore County), Pete moved to The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he taught, ad vised, and conducted research until he retired in 2019. Over the past half century, Pete fundamentally transformed our understanding of marine ecosystems while also applying his research to solving environmental problems. He published over 200 peer-reviewed papers, and his research contributed conceptually to ecology, marine biology, environmental sciences, fisheries ecology, restoration ecology, and conservation biology. He significantly in fluenced marine ecological science as a longtime Contributing Editor and later Co-Editor-inChief for Marine Ecology Progress Series, and Editor-in-Chief of Oecologia .