The author of this website, Dr. Len Troncale, as a biologist worked with and discussed issues with Dr. Howard Odum, a systems ecologist. ISAER stands for International Society for Advancing Emergy Research which is the professional society of scientists from a wide range of fields who are continuing the work of Odum on his models, concepts of emergy, transforming, and more.

Odum received the Crafoord Prize, considered the Nobel for Ecology and four other fields not represented in the original, historical Nobel grants. Dr. Odum was also the 30th President of the ISSS (Int’l Society for the Systems Sciences)(this author was the 29th)