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  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Geoffrey Donovan

Research Forester
620 SW Main, suite 400
Portland
Oregon
United States
97205

Phone: 503-808-2043
Fax: 503-808-2033
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Current Research

My main research focus is quantifying the benefits of urban trees. These benefits range from the intuitive, reduced summertime cooling costs, to the surprising—improved public-health outcomes.

Past Research

My past research mainly focused on the economics of wildfire management.

Education

  • Colorado State University, Ph.D. Forest Economics 2001
  • Sheffied University, U.K., B.S. Biochemistry 1992

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Publications

Research Highlights

HighlightTitleYear


PNW-2013-010
Trees Found to be Part of City's Public Health Infrastructure

The emerald ash borer is associated with more than 6,000 additional lower respiratory deaths, and over 15,000 additional cardiovascular deaths i ...

2013


PNW-2014-198
Understanding What Motivates People To Plant trees Gives Insight on Environmental Justice Concerns

Urban tree-planting programs may inadvertently exacerbate environmental inequality.

2014


Last updated on : 05/11/2016