Staff Resource Guide

In-House Collaborators at Work


markambrosemay2012.jpgMark Ambrose

North Carolina State University Cooperating Scientist, Research Triangle Park Office (mambrose@fs.fed.us or 919-549-4078)

Current Research: forest health, urban forests

Education: MS, North Carolina State University, forestry; BSE, Princeton University, electrical engineering and computer science

Research Interests: tropical forestry, plantation silviculture, forest ecology

 


AureliaBaca.jpgAurelia Baca

Southeast Regional Climate Hub Climate Specialist, Research Triangle Park Office (adbaca@ncsu.edu or 919-549-4075)

Current Research: El Nino-Southern Oscillation impacts on agriculture, climate extremes impact on animal agriculture

Education: PSM, North Carolina State University, climate change and society; BS, University of North Carolina at Asheville, atmospheric sciences

Research Interests: climate change risk, natural climate variability impacts, anthropogenic climate change impacts

Professional Affiliations: American Meteorological Society



bjorn_portrait2012.pngBjorn Brooks

Ecologist (ORISE Fellow), Asheville Office (bjorngustafbrooks@fs.fed.us or 828-257-4850)

Current Research: forest ecosystem resilience

Education: PhD, Iowa State University, geology; MSc, University of Bristol, paleobiology; BS, Iowa State University, biology

Research Interests: climate change and vegetation responses, signal analysis and detection in natural systems, ecosystem-atmosphere modeling

 

 

barbconklingmay2012.jpgBarbara Conkling

North Carolina State University Cooperating Scientist, Research Triangle Park Office (blconkling@fs.fed.us or 919-549-4084)

Current Research: forest soils, broad soil chemistry, efficient and useful technology transfer

Education: PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia, agronomy; MS, University of Missouri-Columbia, agronomy; BA, Ohio Wesleyan University, chemistry

Research Interests: forest health monitoring, communication, technical writing

 

 

Dennis_Hallema.pngDennis Hallema

Hydrologist (ORISE Fellow), Research Triangle Park Office (dhallema@fs.fed.us or 919-549-4074)

Current Research: hydrological risk assessment, watershed modeling, wildfire and climate analysis

Education: PhD, Montpellier SupAgro (France), continental water and society; MS, Utrecht University (Netherlands), geosciences; BS, Utrecht University, geosciences

Research Interests: hydrological risk assessment, climate and watershed modeling, geographical information systems, wildfire analysis, agriculture, geomorphology

Professional Affiliations: American Geophysical Society, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, British Hydrological Society

 

 

Kevin Potter, Research Triangle Park, NCKevin Potter

North Carolina State University Cooperating Scientist, Research Triangle Park Office (kpotter@ncsu.edu or 919-549-4071)

Current Research: landscape ecology, population genetics, conservation genetics, broad-scale forest health assessment

Education: PhD, North Carolina State University, forestry; MS, North Carolina State University, natural resources; BA, Drake University, journalism

Research Interests: population genetics, landscape ecology, conservation biology of forest trees, forest communities at risk

Professional Affiliations: International Association for Landscape Ecology, Ecological Society of America, Botanical Society of America, Society of American Foresters

 


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