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NameOrganizational CodeOrganizational
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Job Title
Adams, Mary Beth °NRS-DIR Director's Office Research Soil Scientist
Adams, Susan B. °SRS-4155 Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research Fisheries Research Scientist
Alderman, Delton °NRS-1 Ecological and Economic Sustainability of the Appalachian Forest in an Era of Globalization Research Forest Products Technologist
Amacher, Michael °RMRS-4157 Forests and Woodlands Ecosystems (FWE) Research Soil Scientist
Amatya, Devendra M. °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science Research Hydrologist
Anderson, Paul °PNW-2663 Land and Watershed Management Supervisory Research Forester, Team Leader
Bailey, Scott °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Geologist
Barrett, Tara °PNW-2677 Threat Characterization and Management Research Forester
Battaglia, Mike °RMRS-4157 Forests and Woodlands Ecosystems (FWE) Research Forester
Belt, Ken °NRS-8 Urban Forests, Human Health, and Environmental Quality Hydrologist
Bentrup, Gary °WO-4352 National Agroforestry Center Res. Landscape Planner
Bian, Xindi (Randy) °NRS-6 Climate, Fire, and Carbon Cycle Sciences Meteorologist
Birdsey, Richard °NRS-6 Climate, Fire, and Carbon Cycle Sciences Program Manager
Blahna, Dale °PNW-2665 Goods, Services, and Values Research Social Scientist And Team Leader
Bloniarz, David °NRS-8 Urban Forests, Human Health, and Environmental Quality Biological Scientist
Bormann, Bernard °PNW-2663 Land and Watershed Management Forest Ecologist/Physiologist
Brandeis, Tom °SRS-4801 Forest Inventory and Analysis Supervisory Research Forester
Brissette, John °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Project Leader / Research Forester
Brockway, Dale °SRS-4158 Restoring Longleaf Pine Ecosystems Research Ecologist
Brose, Patrick °NRS-2 Sustaining Forests in a Changing Environment Research Forester
Brown, Cindi °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science chemist
Brown, Thomas °RMRS-4853 Human Dimensions Economist
Buffington, John °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Research Geomorphologist
Burke, Marianne °WO-SQS Science Quality Services Strategic Management Systems Leader
Busse, Matt °PSW-EFH Ecosystem Function and Health Program Research Social Scientist, Team Leader
Butnor, John °SRS-4160 Forest Genetics & Biological Foundations Plant Physiologist
Bytnerowicz, Andrzej °PSW-EFH Ecosystem Function and Health Program Research Ecologist
Calkin, Dave °RMRS-4853 Human Dimensions Research Forester
Campbell, John °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Research Ecologist
Campbell, Lindsay °NRS-9 People and Their Environments: Social Science Supporting Natural Resource Management and Policy Research Social Scientist
Chambers, Jeanne °RMRS-4255 Grasslands, Shrublands, and Desert Ecosystems (GSD) Research Ecologist
Champ, Patricia °RMRS-4853 Human Dimensions Economist
Clark, Ken °NRS-6 Climate, Fire, and Carbon Cycle Sciences Research Forester
Connor, Kristina °SRS-4158 Restoring Longleaf Pine Ecosystems Project Leader
Cordell, Susan °PSW-IPIF Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Research Ecologist
Cronn, Richard °PNW-2663 Land and Watershed Management Research Geneticist
Cushman, Samuel °RMRS-4157 Forests and Woodlands Ecosystems (FWE) Research Ecologist
D'Amore, David °PNW-2663 Land and Watershed Management Research Soil Scientist
Dockry, Mike °NRS-9 People and Their Environments: Social Science Supporting Natural Resource Management and Policy Research Natural Resource Specialist
Dolloff, C. Andrew °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science Team Leader
Donner, Deahn °NRS-13 Institute for Applied Ecosystem Studies: Theory and Application of Scaling Science in Forestry Project Leader and Research Ecologist
Dosskey, Mike °WO-4352 National Agroforestry Center Res. Riparian Ecologist
Dumroese, Kasten °RMRS-4255 Grasslands, Shrublands, and Desert Ecosystems (GSD) Research Plant Physiologist
Dwire, Kathleen °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Research Ecologist
Edwards, Pamela °NRS-1 Ecological and Economic Sustainability of the Appalachian Forest in an Era of Globalization Research Hydrologist
Edwards, Richard °PNW-2663 Land and Watershed Management Research Ecologist
Eggert, Sue °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Research Aquatic Ecologist
Elder, Kelly °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Supervisory Research Hyrologist
Elliot, William °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Research Civil Engineer & Director's Representative
Elliott, Katherine J. °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science Research Ecologist
Fenn, Mark °PSW-4451 Air Pollution and Global Change Impacts on Western Forest Ecosystems Research Plant Pathologist
Fisher, Cherie Leblanc °NRS-9 People and Their Environments: Social Science Supporting Natural Resource Management and Policy Social Scientist
Flebbe, Patricia °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science Research Ecologist
Flitcroft, Rebecca °PNW-2663 Land and Watershed Management Fish Research Ecologist
Foltz, Randy °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Research General Engineer
Fowler, James °RMRS-4157 Forests and Woodlands Ecosystems (FWE) Research Ecologist
Ganey, Joseph °RMRS-4256 Wildlife and Terrestrial Ecosystems (WTE) Research Wildlife Biologist
Gavazzi, Michael °SRS-4854 Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center Biological Scientist
Geils, Brian °RMRS-4157 Forests and Woodlands Ecosystems (FWE) Research Plant Pathologist
Glass, Samuel °FPL-4723 Durability and Wood Protection Research Research Physical Scientist
Gonzalez, Grizelle °IITF-4151 International Institute of Tropical Forestry Project Leader - Research Ecologist
Goodrick, Scott °SRS-4156 Center for Forest Disturbance Science Project Leader & Research Meteorologist
Gottfried, Gerald °RMRS-4157 Forests and Woodlands Ecosystems (FWE) Research Forester
Gould, William °IITF-4151 International Institute of Tropical Forestry Research Ecologist
Graham, Russell °RMRS-4157 Forests and Woodlands Ecosystems (FWE) Research Forester
Groom, Leslie °SRS-4704 Utilization of Southern Forest Resources Project Leader
Grulke, Nancy °PNW-2667 Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment Dr. Nancy E. Grulke
Guldin, James °SRS-4159 Southern Pine Ecology Supervisory Research Ecologist and Project Leader
Guldin, Richard °WO-QS Quantitative Sciences Director, Quantitative Sciences
Gurr, Jan °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Biological Science Technician
Gustafson, Eric J. °NRS-13 Institute for Applied Ecosystem Studies: Theory and Application of Scaling Science in Forestry Project Leader / Research Landscape Ecologist
Haag, Wendell R. °SRS-4155 Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research Fisheries Research Biologist
Hallett, Richard °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Research Ecologist
Harrington, Connie °PNW-2663 Land and Watershed Management Research Forester
Harrington, Timothy °PNW-2677 Threat Characterization and Management Research Forester
Hayes, Deborah °WO-ES Environmental Sciences National Program Leader, Watershed and Soil Research
Hemstrom, Miles °PNW-2666 Focused Science Delivery Research Ecologist
Holifield, Quintaniay °NRS-9 People and Their Environments: Social Science Supporting Natural Resource Management and Policy Soil Scientist
Hollinger, David °NRS-6 Climate, Fire, and Carbon Cycle Sciences Plant Physiologist and Project Leader
Holmes, Thomas P. °SRS-4804 Forest Economics and Policy Research Forester
Hoover, Coeli °NRS-2 Sustaining Forests in a Changing Environment Research Ecologist
Hubbard, Robert °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Research Ecologist
Hubbert, Ken °PSW-4155 Ecology and Management of Western Forests Influenced by Mediterranean Climate Research Ecologist
Hudak, Andrew °RMRS-4157 Forests and Woodlands Ecosystems (FWE) Research Forester
Hughes, Flint °PSW-IPIF Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Ecologist
Hummel, Susan Stevens °PNW-2665 Goods, Services, and Values Research Forester
Hunsaker, Carolyn °PSW-EFH Ecosystem Function and Health Program Research Ecologist
Hunt, Christopher °FPL-4707 Forest Biopolymer Science and Engineering Research Chemist
Hutchinson, Todd °NRS-2 Sustaining Forests in a Changing Environment Research Ecologist
Isaak, Daniel °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Research Fish Biologist
Iverson, Louis °NRS-2 Sustaining Forests in a Changing Environment Landscape Ecologist
Jain, T °RMRS-4157 Forests and Woodlands Ecosystems (FWE) Research Forester
Johnsen, Kurt °SRS-4160 Forest Genetics & Biological Foundations Team Leader/Plant Physiologist
Johnson, Morris °PNW-2677 Threat Characterization and Management Research Fire Ecologist
Johnson Gaither, Cassandra °SRS-4952 Integrating Human and Natural Systems Research Social Scientist
Joyce, Linda °RMRS-4853 Human Dimensions Supervisory Research Rangeland Scientist
Kabrick, John °NRS-11 Sustainable Management of Central Hardwood Ecosystems and Landscapes Research Forester
Kenefic, Laura °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Research Forester
Kennedy Sutherland, Elaine °RMRS-4157 Forests and Woodlands Ecosystems (FWE) Supervisory Research Biologist & Scientist-in-Charge, Coram Experimental Forest
Kern, Christel °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Forester/Scientist Trainee
Kilgo, John C. °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science Research Wildlife Biologist
King, David °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Research Wildlife Biologist
Kitchen, Stanley °RMRS-4255 Grasslands, Shrublands, and Desert Ecosystems (GSD) Research Botanist
Kline, Jeff °PNW-2665 Goods, Services, and Values Research Forester
Klopfenstein, Ned °RMRS-4157 Forests and Woodlands Ecosystems (FWE) Research Plant Pathologist
Knapp, Eric E. °PSW-FF Fire and Fuels Program Research Ecologist
Knight, Kathleen °NRS-4 Genetics, Biological Control, and Management of Invasive Species Research Ecologist
Knoepp, Jennifer D. °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science Research Soil Scientist
Kolka, Randy °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Team Leader / Research Soil Scientist
Krause, Colin °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science Fishery biologist
Kruger, Linda °PNW-2665 Goods, Services, and Values Research Social Scientist
Kubiske, Mark E. °NRS-13 Institute for Applied Ecosystem Studies: Theory and Application of Scaling Science in Forestry Research Plant Physiologist
Lake, Frank °PSW-FF Fire and Fuels Program Research Ecologist
Larkin, Sim °PNW-2677 Threat Characterization and Management Climate Scientist and AirFire Team Leader
Larry, Elizabeth °WO-RUS Resource Use Sciences National Program Lead, Urban Research
Laseter, Stephanie N. °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science Hydrologist
Lawson, Shaneka °NRS-14 Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center Research Plant Physiologist
LeDoux, Chris °NRS-3 Ecology and Management of Invasive Species and Forest Ecosystems Supervisory Research Industrial Engineer
Leak, William °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Research Forester
Lebow, Patricia °FPL-4851 Economics, Statistics and Life Cycle Analysis Research Mathematical Statistician
Leininger, Theodor D. °SRS-4155 Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research Project Leader
Lemly, A Dennis °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science Research Biologist
Li, Harbin °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science Ecologist
Lilleskov, Erik °NRS-6 Climate, Fire, and Carbon Cycle Sciences Research Ecologist And Director'S Representative
Liu, Yongqiang °SRS-4156 Center for Forest Disturbance Science Research Meteorologist / Leader, Atmospheric Science Team
Lodge, D. Jean °NRS-10 Biological and Environmental Influences on Forest Health and Productivity Botanist
Long, Robert P. °NRS-2 Sustaining Forests in a Changing Environment Supervisory Research Plant Pathologist
Luce, Charles °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Research Hydrologist
Mackenzie, Richard °PSW-IPIF Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Research Ecologist
Magana, Hugo °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Research Fisheries Biologist
Maier, Chris °SRS-4160 Forest Genetics & Biological Foundations Research Biological Scientist
Marion, Dan °SRS-4155 Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research Research Hydrologist
Marquardt, Paula E. °NRS-13 Institute for Applied Ecosystem Studies: Theory and Application of Scaling Science in Forestry Biologist
Massman Jr, William °RMRS-4157 Forests and Woodlands Ecosystems (FWE) Meteorologist
Matthews, Kathleen °PSW-CB Conservation of Biodiversity Program Fish Biologist Research
McCollum, Dan °RMRS-4853 Human Dimensions Economist
McGaughey, Robert °PNW-2669 Resource Monitoring and Assessment Research Forester
McKean, James (Jim) °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Research Geomorphologist
McKelvey, Kevin °RMRS-4256 Wildlife and Terrestrial Ecosystems (WTE) Research Ecologist
Michler, Charles H. °NRS-14 Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center Program Manager
Miniat, Chelcy °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science Project Leader
Moser, W. Keith °RMRS-4157 Forests and Woodlands Ecosystems (FWE) Research Forester
Musselman, Robert (Bob) °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Research Plant Physiologist
Neary, Daniel °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Supervisory Research Soil Scientist
Nelson, C. Dana °SRS-4160 Forest Genetics & Biological Foundations Project Leader/Research Geneticist
Nislow, Keith °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Team Leader / Research Fisheries Biologist
Novick, Kimberly °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science Research Ecologist
Nowak, David °NRS-8 Urban Forests, Human Health, and Environmental Quality Project Leader / Research Forester
Oishi, Andrew C. °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science Research Ecologist
Olson, Deanna ("Dede") °PNW-2663 Land and Watershed Management Research Ecologist, Team Leader
Ortiz-Santana, Beatriz °NRS-10 Biological and Environmental Influences on Forest Health and Productivity Botanist
Ottmar, Roger °PNW-2677 Threat Characterization and Management Research Forester
Ouyang, Ying °SRS-4155 Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research Research Hydrologist
Page-Dumroese, Deborah °RMRS-4157 Forests and Woodlands Ecosystems (FWE) Research Soil Scientist
Palik, Brian J. °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Team Leader / Research Ecologist
Pan, Yude °NRS-6 Climate, Fire, and Carbon Cycle Sciences Research Scientist
Pardo, Linda °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Environmental Engineer
Parks, Catherine °PNW-2677 Threat Characterization and Management Research Ecologist
Perdue, James °SRS-4156 Center for Forest Disturbance Science Senior Biological Scientist
Perry, Charles H. (Hobie) °NRS-FIA Forest Inventory & Analysis Research Soil Scientist
Peters, Matthew °NRS-2 Sustaining Forests in a Changing Environment GIS Technician
Peterson, David °PNW-2677 Threat Characterization and Management Research Forester
Peterson, David °PNW-2677 Threat Characterization and Management Research Biologist / Team Leader
Pijut, Paula °NRS-14 Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center Research Plant Physiologist
Pinto, Jeremy °RMRS-4255 Grasslands, Shrublands, and Desert Ecosystems (GSD) Tribal Nursery Coordinator
Polivka, Karl °PNW-2663 Land and Watershed Management Research Fishery Biologist
Potter, Brian °PNW-2677 Threat Characterization and Management Research Meteorologist
Pouyat, Richard °WO-ES Environmental Sciences Research Forester
Prasad, Anantha °NRS-2 Sustaining Forests in a Changing Environment Research Ecologist
Prestemon, Jeffrey °SRS-4804 Forest Economics and Policy Project Leader
Progar, Robert °PNW-2677 Threat Characterization and Management Research Entomologist
Pye, John °SRS-4804 Forest Economics and Policy Program Manager, eResearch
Reaves, Jimmy °WO-DC Deputy Chief Deputy Chief of Research and Development
Rebbeck, Joanne °NRS-2 Sustaining Forests in a Changing Environment Plant Physiologist
Reeves, Gordon °PNW-2663 Land and Watershed Management Research Fish Biologist
Reid, Leslie °PSW-EFH Ecosystem Function and Health Program Geologist
Reynolds, Keith °PNW-2662 Ecological Process and Function Research Forester
Reynolds, Richard °RMRS-4256 Wildlife and Terrestrial Ecosystems (WTE) Research Wildlife Biologist
Rhoades, Chuck °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Research Biogeochemist
Richardson, Bryce °RMRS-4255 Grasslands, Shrublands, and Desert Ecosystems (GSD) Research Geneticist Plant
Riggan, Philip °PSW-FF Fire and Fuels Program Research Ecologist
Ristau, Todd °NRS-2 Sustaining Forests in a Changing Environment Research Ecologist
Robichaud, Pete °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Research Engineer
Roghair, Craig °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science Fisheries Biologist
Rorig, Miriam °PNW-2677 Threat Characterization and Management Research Meteorologist
Royo, Alejandro °NRS-2 Sustaining Forests in a Changing Environment Research Ecologist
Ruark, Greg °SRS-HQ Station Headquarters - Asheville, NC Assistant Director for Research
Rummer, Robert °SRS-4703 Forest Operations Research to Achieve Sustainable Management Project Leader
Rustad, Lindsey °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Team Leader / Research Ecologist
Ryan, Michael °RMRS-4157 Forests and Woodlands Ecosystems (FWE) Volunteer Research Ecologist
Ryan-Burkett, Sandra °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Research Geomophologist
Schoeneberger, Michele °WO-4352 National Agroforestry Center Project Leader
Schoettle, Anna °RMRS-4157 Forests and Woodlands Ecosystems (FWE) Research Plant Ecophysiologist
Schroeder, Todd °RMRS-4801 Inventory, Monitoring and Analysis Science (IM) Research Ecologist
Schuler, Thomas °NRS-1 Ecological and Economic Sustainability of the Appalachian Forest in an Era of Globalization Project Leader / Research Forester
Schwartz, Michael °RMRS-4256 Wildlife and Terrestrial Ecosystems (WTE) Research Ecologist
Scott, D. Andrew °SRS-4159 Southern Pine Ecology Research Soil Scientist
Sebestyen, Stephen °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Research Hydrologist
Shaw, Charles °PNW-2667 Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment Chief Scientist
Skog, Kenneth °FPL-4851 Economics, Statistics and Life Cycle Analysis Research Supervisory Research Forester
Skowronski, Nicholas °NRS-6 Climate, Fire, and Carbon Cycle Sciences Research Forester
Smith, Jane °PNW-2663 Land and Watershed Management Research Botanist
Smith, Kevin T. °NRS-10 Biological and Environmental Influences on Forest Health and Productivity Supervisory Plant Physiologist
Spelter, Henry °FPL-4851 Economics, Statistics and Life Cycle Analysis Research Economist (Volunteer)
St. Clair, Brad °PNW-2663 Land and Watershed Management Research Geneticist
Stoleson, Scott °NRS-2 Sustaining Forests in a Changing Environment Research Wildlife Biologist
Stout, Susan °NRS-2 Sustaining Forests in a Changing Environment Project Leader / Research Forester
Straight, Richard °WO-4352 National Agroforestry Center Technology Transfer Leader
Stringer, Christina °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science Research Hydrologist
Sturtevant, Brian R. °NRS-13 Institute for Applied Ecosystem Studies: Theory and Application of Scaling Science in Forestry Research Ecologist
Sun, Ge °SRS-4854 Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center Research Hydrologist
Svendsen, Erika °NRS-9 People and Their Environments: Social Science Supporting Natural Resource Management and Policy Research Social Scientist
Swanston, Chris °NRS-6 Climate, Fire, and Carbon Cycle Sciences Research Ecologist
Sword Sayer, Mary Anne °SRS-4158 Restoring Longleaf Pine Ecosystems Plant Physiologist
Thomas-Van Gundy, Melissa °NRS-1 Ecological and Economic Sustainability of the Appalachian Forest in an Era of Globalization Research Forester
Thurow, Russ °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Research Fisheries Scientist
Timm, Anne °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Ecologist
Trettin, Carl C. °SRS-4353 Forest Watershed Science Team Leader
Van Horne, Beatrice °PNW-2662 Ecological Process and Function Program Manager
Waldrop, Tom °SRS-4156 Center for Forest Disturbance Science Team Leader/Supervisory Research Forester
Warren, Melvin L. °SRS-4155 Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research Fisheries Res. Sci.-Team Leader
Warziniack, Travis °RMRS-4853 Human Dimensions Research Economist
Watson, Alan °RMRS-4901 Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute (ALWRI) Supervisory Research Social Scientist
Weise, David °PSW-FF Fire and Fuels Program Research Forester
Welsh, Hart °PSW-CB Conservation of Biodiversity Program Research Wildlife Biologist
Westphal, Lynne M. °NRS-9 People and Their Environments: Social Science Supporting Natural Resource Management and Policy Project Leader / Research Social Scientist
Wiedenbeck, Jan °NRS-1 Ecological and Economic Sustainability of the Appalachian Forest in an Era of Globalization Team Leader / Research Forest Products Technologist.
Wondzell, Steve °PNW-2662 Ecological Process and Function Research Riparian Ecologist
Woodruff, David °PNW-2662 Ecological Process and Function Research Plant Physiologist
Yamasaki, Mariko °NRS-7 Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Team Leader / Research Wildlife Biologist
Young, Michael °RMRS-4354 Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments (AWAE) Research Fisheries Biologist
Zalesny, Ronald °NRS-13 Institute for Applied Ecosystem Studies: Theory and Application of Scaling Science in Forestry Team Leader, Research Plant Geneticist
Zhang, Jianwei °PSW-EFH Ecosystem Function and Health Program Research Forester
Ziemer, Robert °PSW-EFH Ecosystem Function and Health Program Hydrologist, Senior Scientist Emeritus

 

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