Biography of Steve McNulty



Steve McNulty is an ecologist and team leader of the Eastern Threat Center’s Research Triangle Park office staff, and Director of the USDA Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH). The SERCH mission is to increase the sustainability and resilience of southeastern working lands (i.e., agricultural, forest, and range land) to climate change and variability through the development and dissemination of adaptive management tools and information to aid land managers. He collaborates with eight other hub directors and co-directors located across the United States to fulfill the USDA Mission. Steve received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in forestry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Ph.D. in natural resources from the University of New Hampshire-Durham. He has published 200+ papers, and has given 500+ presentations on climate change impacts and adaptive management options across a range of ecosystems during his 25+ year career. In 2013, Steve received the Forest Service national Research and Development “Distinguished Science Award” in recognition of sustained research productivity, proactive science technology, innovative leadership, applied forest science, and longtime federal service.

Learn more about Steve McNulty's work:

Assessing forest carbon sequestration and water supply interactions as influenced by climate and management practices

PINEMAP: Mapping the future of southern pine management in a changing world

Systematic assessment of coarse scale, national level and fine scale, special interest area critical load assessments

View Steve McNulty's Eastern Threat Center publications. View all his publications and additional information from Google Scholar.

Contact Steve McNulty at or 919-549-4068.

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