Peter Schlosser explores how humanity engages with the earth and how society can protect natural systems.
He has studied gas exchange and tracer substances in various bodies of water to test for radioactive contamination. His analysis of anthropogenic impact has been used to develop policy for sustainable development. Schlosser developed the ASU program for sustainable development into an academic discipline.
Peter Schlosser is the vice president and provost of the Global Futures Initiative. He is a professor of Global Futures, the School of Sustainability, the School of Earth and Space Exploration, and the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment in the Schools of Engineering.
He has over 150 publications in notable journals such as Science, Nature and the Journal of Geophysical Research. He has been a member of the American Geophysical Union, International Sustainable Development Society and co-chair of the Arctic Observing Summit.