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More than 500 Forest Service researchers work in a range of biological, physical, and social science fields to promote sustainable management of the Nation's diverse forests and rangelands. Research Highlights focuses on their best work. This year’s best


Principal Investigators

Absher, Jim (PSW,3)
Emeritus Scientist
Abt, Karen Lee (SRS,4)
Research Economist
Adams, Mary Beth (NRS,8)
Research Soil Scientist

Adams, Susan B. (SRS,1)
Aquatic Ecologist-Team Leader
Agarwal, Umesh P. (FPL,4)
Research Chemist
Ager, Alan (PNW,1)
Research Forester

Ager, Alan (PNW,1)
Research Forester
Alanya-Rosenbaum, Sevda (FPL,3)
ORISE Postdoctoral Fellow
Alderman, Delton (FPL,1)
Research Forest Products Technologist

Alderman, Delton (NRS,2)
Research Forest Products Technologist
Alig, Ralph (PNW,1)
Research Forester
Amatya, Devendra M. (SRS,1)
Research Hydrologist

Amelon, Sybill (NRS,2)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Anderson, Nathaniel (Nate) (RMRS,1)
Research Forester
Anderson, Paul (PNW,1)
Acting Station Director

Arango, Rachel (FPL,4)
Research Entomologist
Arendt, PhD, Wayne J. (IITF,4)
Supervisory Research Wildlife Biologist
Asherin, Lance A. (RMRS,1)
Forester

Aubry, Keith (PNW,2)
Emeritus Scientist
Baggett, Scott (RMRS,1)
Statistician
Baggett, Scott (FPL,1)
Statistician

Bailey, Amey (NRS,1)
Forestry Tech.
Bailey, Scott (NRS,2)
Geologist
Barrett, Tara M. (PNW,3)
Research Forester

Battaglia, Mike A. (RMRS,5)
Research Forester
Bauer, Leah (NRS,2)
Research Entomologist
Bauer, Leah (NRS,5)
Research Entomologist

Begel, Marshall (FPL,1)
General Engineer
Bell, David M. (PNW,2)
Research Forester
Bellmore, J. Ryan (PNW,2)
Research Fish Biologist

Bengston, David N. (NRS,2)
Research Forester
Bengston, David N. (NRS,3)
Research Forester
Bentrup, Gary (SRS,1)
Res. Landscape Planner

Bentrup, Gary (WO,4)
Res. Landscape Planner
Bentz, Barbara J. (RMRS,5)
Research Entomologist
Bergman, Richard, PhD (FPL,10)
Research Forest Products Technologist

Bian, Xindi (Randy) (NRS,2)
Meteorologist
Bian, Xindi (Randy) (NRS,1)
Meteorologist
Bilek, Ted (FPL,3)
Economist

Bird, Benjamin (FPL,1)
Station Statistician
Bird, Benjamin (RMRS,2)
Station Statistician
Birdsey, Richard (NRS,1)
Program Manager

Birdsey, Richard (NRS,3)
Program Manager
Bishell, Amy B. (FPL,1)
Biological Science Technician
Bisson, Pete (PNW,1)
Research Fishery Biologist

Black, Anne (RMRS,1)
Social Science Advisor
Blahna, Dale (PNW,1)
Research Social Scientist
Block, William M. (RMRS,9)
Scientist Emeritus

Boardman, Charles R. (FPL,3)
General Engineer
Bodine, Allison (NRS,1)
Research Analyst
Boggs, Johnny (SRS,2)
Biological Scientist

Bowker, Michael (SRS,1)
Research Social Scientist
Brackley, Allen M. (PNW,1)
Research Forester Sitka WUC
Bragg, Don C. (SRS,2)
Project Leader

Brandeis, Consuelo (SRS,1)
Research Forester
Brandeis, Tom (NRS,1)
Supervisory Research Forester
Brandeis, Tom (SRS,2)
Supervisory Research Forester

Brandt, Leslie (NRS,4)
Climate Change Specialist
Bridwell, James, J. (FPL,1)
General Engineer
Brissette, John (NRS,1)
Assistant Director, Research

Brockway, Dale (SRS,6)
Research Ecologist
Brodie, Leslie C. (PNW,1)
Forester
Brose, Patrick (NRS,3)
Research Forester

Brown, John (NRS,4)
Research Forester
Brown, Thomas C. (RMRS,4)
Economist
Buford, Marilyn (WO,1)
National Program Leader, Silviculture Research

Bumgardner, Matt (NRS,6)
Research Forest Product Technologist
Busse, Matt D. (PSW,4)
Research Social Scientist, Team Leader
Butler, Bret W. (RMRS,1)
Mechanical Engineer

Butler, Brett J. (NRS,3)
Research Forester
Butler, Jack L. (RMRS,5)
Scientist Emeritus
Butnor, John (SRS,1)
Research Plant Physiologist

Bytnerowicz, Andrzej (PSW,3)
Emeritus Scientist
Cai, Zhiyong (FPL,15)
Supervisory Materials Research Engineer
Caldwell, Peter V. (SRS,2)
Research Hydrologist

Calkin, Dave E. (RMRS,1)
Research Forester
Callaham, Mac (SRS,5)
Team Leader/Research Ecologist
Campbell, John (NRS,3)
Research Ecologist

Campbell, Lindsay K. (NRS,4)
Research Social Scientist
Carll, Charlie G. (FPL,2)
Research Forest Products Technologist
Carter, Emily A. (SRS,1)
Research Soil Scientist

Castellano, Michael (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Cerveny, Lee K. (PNW,2)
Research Social Scientist
Cerveny, Lee K. (PNW,2)
Research Social Scientist

Chamberlain, James L. (SRS,1)
Research Forest Products Technologist
Chambers, Jeanne C. (PSW,1)
Research Ecologist
Chambers, Jeanne C. (RMRS,3)
Research Ecologist

Charney, Joseph J. (Jay) (NRS,2)
Research Meteorologist
Charney, Joseph J. (Jay) (NRS,1)
Research Meteorologist
Charnley, Susan (PNW,3)
Research Social Scientist

Chavez, Deborah J. (PSW,1)
Program Manager
Chen, Shyh-Chin (PSW,2)
Meteorologist
Claeson, Shannon (PNW,1)
Aquatic Ecologist

Claeson, Shannon (PNW,1)
Aquatic Ecologist
Clark, Ken (NRS,11)
Research Forester
Clark, Stacy (SRS,2)
Research Forester

Clausen, Carol A. (FPL,4)
Supervisory Research Microbiologist
Clemons, Craig M. (FPL,7)
Materials Research Engineer
Cohen, Warren B. (PNW,2)
Emeritus Scientist

Collins, Brandon M. (PSW,1)
Cooperator (UC Berkeley)
Conner, Ali (SRS,1)
IM Group Leader
Considine, John M. (FPL,2)
Materials Research Engineer

Cordell, H. Ken (SRS,3)
Pioneering Research Scientist
Cordell, Susan (PSW,4)
Director, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry
Costello, Christine (NRS,1)
Wildlife Biologist

Coulston, John (SRS,2)
Supervisory Research Forester
Crisafulli, Charlie (PNW,1)
PNW Researcher
Crocker, Susan (NRS,1)
Research Forester

Cronn, Richard (PNW,5)
Research Geneticist
Crooks, M.E. Casey (FPL,4)
Research Microbiologist
Crow, Tom (RMRS,3)

Cullen, Daniel (FPL,6)
Research Microbiologist
Cushman, Samuel A. (RMRS,8)
Research Ecologist
D'Amico, Vince (NRS,1)
Research Entomologist

D'Amore, David V. (PNW,4)
Research Soil Scientist
De Steven, Diane (SRS,2)
Scientist Emerita
DeRose, R. Justin (RMRS,8)
Research Ecologist

Deal, Robert (PNW,1)
Research Forester and Ecosystem Services Team Leader
Dey, Daniel C., Dr. (NRS,2)
Project Leader / Research Forester
Dey, Daniel C., Dr. (NRS,5)
Project Leader / Research Forester

Dickerson, Brian E. (RMRS,1)
Wildlife Biologist
Dickinson, Matthew B. (NRS,2)
Ecologist
Dietenberger, Mark A. (NRS,1)
Research General Engineer

Dietenberger, Mark A. (FPL,7)
Research General Engineer
Dockry, Mike (NRS,5)
Research Forester
Domke, Grant M. (NRS,3)
Team Leader, Research Forester

Donner, Deahn (NRS,4)
Project Leader / Landscape Ecologist
Donner, Deahn (NRS,5)
Project Leader / Landscape Ecologist
Donovan, Geoffrey (PNW,3)
Research Forester

Dooley, Kerry (SRS,1)
Forester
Dosskey, Mike (WO,2)
Res. Riparian Ecologist
Driscoll, Katelyn P. (RMRS,1)
Ecologist, Presidential Management Fellow

Dudley, Jonathan G. (RMRS,2)
Ecologist
Dudzik, Kenneth (NRS,1)
Forester
Dumroese, Kasten (SRS,1)
Research Plant Physiologist / National Nursery Specialist

Dumroese, Kasten (RMRS,6)
Research Plant Physiologist / National Nursery Specialist
Dwire, Kathleen A. (RMRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Eberhardt, Thomas L. (FPL,2)
Research Scientist and Project Leader

Echt, Craig (SRS,1)
Research Geneticist
Edwards, Pamela (NRS,3)
Research Hydrologist
Edwards, Richard T. (PNW,1)
Research Ecologist

Elder, Kelly J. (RMRS,1)
Supervisory Research Hydrologist
Elder, Thomas (SRS,1)
Research Scientist
Elliot, William J. (RMRS,3)
Research Civil Engineer

Elliott, Katherine J. (SRS,2)
Research Ecologist
Emery, Marla (NRS,3)
Research Geographer
Engert, Jan M. (RMRS,3)
Assistant Station Director

Erickson, Heather (PNW,1)
Research Ecologist
Evans, James W. (FPL,1)
Mathematical Statistician
Fajvan, Mary Ann (NRS,2)
Research Forester

Falk, Robert H. (FPL,2)
Research General Engineer
Fenn, Mark E. (PSW,6)
Research Plant Pathologist
Fettig, Chris (PSW,2)
Research Entomologist

Finch, Deborah M. (RMRS,5)
Program Manager/Supervisory Biologist
Finney, Mark A. (RMRS,3)
Research Forester
Fischer, Paige (PNW,2)
Research Social Scientist

Fisher, Cherie LeBlanc (NRS,2)
Social Scientist
Flather, Curtis H. (RMRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Flitcroft, Rebecca (PNW,1)
Research Fish Biologist

Floress, Kristin (NRS,3)
Research Social Scientist
Flower, Charles E. (NRS,5)
Research Ecologist
Ford, Paulette L. (RMRS,3)
Research Ecologist

Fornwalt, Paula J. (RMRS,4)
Research Ecologist
Foster, Alex (PNW,1)
Ecologist
Fowler, James F. (RMRS,1)
Volunteer Research Ecologist

Fox, Susan (RMRS,1)
Director, Aldo Leopold Wilderness Institute
Fox, Timothy (NRS,1)
Ecologist
Frankel, Susan J. (PSW,2)
Biologist

Fraver, Shawn (NRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Freeman, Elizabeth (RMRS,1)
Ecologist
Frescino, Tracey (RMRS,4)
Forester

Frey, Gregory E. (SRS,1)
Research Forester
Fried, Jeremy S. (PNW,2)
Research Forester
Friggens, Megan M. (RMRS,2)
Research Ecologist

Frihart, Charles R. (FPL,8)
Research Chemist
Fujioka, Francis M. (PSW,1)
Meteorologist
Fye, Donald (FPL,1)
Biological Science Technician

Gallagher, Michael (NRS,2)
Research Technician and Site Superintendant
Ganey, Joseph L. (FPL,1)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Ganey, Joseph L. (RMRS,5)
Research Wildlife Biologist

Gardiner, Emile S. (SRS,1)
Research Forester - Team Leader
Giardina, Christian P. (PSW,7)
Research Ecologist
Gillette, Nancy E. (PSW,2)
Emeritus Scientist

Glaeser, Jessie A. (FPL,1)
Research Plant Pathologist
Glaeser, Jessie A. (NRS,6)
Research Plant Pathologist
Glass, Samuel V. (FPL,9)
Research Physical Scientist

Gobster, Paul H. (NRS,4)
Research Landscape Architect
Goeking, Sara A. (RMRS,2)
Biological Scientist
Gonzalez, Grizelle (IITF,9)
Project Leader - Research Ecologist

Gonzalez-Caban, Armando (PSW,2)
Economist
Goodrick, Scott (SRS,3)
Project Leader & Research Meteorologist
Gormanson, Dale D. (NRS,1)
Forester

Gould, William A. (IITF,1)
Research Ecologist
Gould, William A. (IITF,12)
Research Ecologist
Graham, Russell T. (RMRS,3)
Research Forester

Grant, Gordon (PNW,4)
Research Hydrologist
Gray, Andrew (PNW,8)
Research Ecologist, Team Leader
Green, Frederick (FPL,2)
Research Microbiologist (Volunteer)

Greenberg, Katie H. (NRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Greenberg, Katie H. (SRS,2)
Research Ecologist
Greene, John L. (SRS,1)
Forest Service Volunteer

Groce, Matthew (RMRS,1)
ORISE Technology Transfer Specialist (R1/R4/R6/RMRS)
Groom, Leslie (SRS,1)
Project Leader
Groover, Andrew T. (PSW,5)
Research Geneticist Plants - agroover@fs.fed.us

Grove, Morgan (NRS,2)
Research Forester
Grulke, Nancy E. (PNW,5)
Director, WWETAC
Gu, Hongmei (FPL,2)
Research Forest Products Technologist

Guldin, Jim M. (IITF,1)
Supervisory Research Ecologist and Project Leader
Guldin, Jim M. (SRS,3)
Supervisory Research Ecologist and Project Leader
Guo, Qinfeng (SRS,3)
Research Ecologist

Gustafson, Eric J. (NRS,2)
Research Landscape Ecologist
Gustafson, Eric J. (NRS,4)
Research Landscape Ecologist
Haack, Robert A. (NRS,1)
Emeritus Research Entomologist

Haack, Robert A. (NRS,2)
Emeritus Research Entomologist
Haag, Wendell R. (SRS,1)
Fisheries Research Biologist
Haas, Jessica R. (RMRS,1)
Ecologist

Haight, Robert G. (NRS,5)
Research Forester
Haight, Robert G. (NRS,5)
Research Forester
Hallett, Richard (NRS,1)
Research Ecologist

Hammel, Kenneth E. (FPL,2)
Research Chemist
Handler, Stephen (NRS,1)
Climate Change Specialist
Hanna, John W. (RMRS,1)
Biological Science Lab Technician

Hansen, Mark H. (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Hansen, Matt (RMRS,1)
Entomologist
Hanson, Joshua (NRS,1)
Forestry Tech.

Hanula, James L. (SRS,6)
Research Entomologist (Emeritus)
Hardy, Colin C. (RMRS,1)
Supervisory Biologist
Hargrove, William (SRS,3)
Research Ecologist

Harrington, Connie (PNW,3)
Research Forester
Harrington, Timothy B., Ph.D. (PNW,4)
Research Forester and Team Leader
Hartel, Dudley R. (NRS,1)
Science Delivery/Technology Coordinator

Harvey, Bret C. (PSW,4)
Research Fish Biologist, Team Leader
Hasburgh, Laura, E. (FPL,1)
Fire Protection Engineer
Hasburgh, Laura, E. (FPL,2)
Fire Protection Engineer

Hatfield, Mark A. (NRS,1)
Forester
Havill, Nathan P. (NRS,3)
Research Entomologist
Hayes-Plazolles, Nancy (NRS,1)
Biological Technician

Healey, Sean P. (RMRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Healey, Sean P. (RMRS,3)
Research Ecologist
Heartsill Scalley, Tamara (IITF,1)
Research Ecologist

Heartsill Scalley, Tamara (NRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Heartsill Scalley, Tamara (IITF,7)
Research Ecologist
Heath, Linda S. (NRS,2)
Director, IMAR

Heckman, Katherine A. (NRS,1)
Research Biological Scientist
Heilman, Warren E. (NRS,3)
Research Meteorologist
Heilman, Warren E. (NRS,4)
Research Meteorologist

Helmer, Eileen H. (IITF,1)
Research Ecologist
Helmer, Eileen H. (IITF,3)
Research Ecologist
Hennon, Paul (PNW,2)
Research Plant Pathologist

Hermansen-Baez, Annie (SRS,1)
Science Delivery/Kids in the Woods Coord.
Hermanson, John C. (FPL,1)
Research General Engineer
Hessburg, Paul F., Sr. (PNW,3)
Research Landscape Ecologist

Heyer, Teri (NRS,1)
Watershed Forester
Hill, Alison (RMRS,1)
Research Program Manager
Hines, Sarah J. (NRS,2)
Science Delivery Specialist

Hiremath, Shivanand (NRS,1)
Research Biologist
Hirth, Kolby (FPL,1)
Chemist
Hoagland, Serra J. (NRS,1)
Liaison Officer (Biologist)

Hoehn, Robert (NRS,2)
Forester
Hollinger, David (NRS,1)
Plant Physiologist and Project Leader
Hollingsworth, Teresa (PNW,2)
Research Ecologist

Holmes, Thomas P. (SRS,3)
Research Forester
Holsinger, Lisa M. (RMRS,1)
Ecologist
Hom, John (NRS,1)
Biological Scientist

Hoover, Coeli (NRS,5)
Research Ecologist
Horan, Dona (RMRS,1)
Fish Biologist
Houtman, Carl J. (FPL,4)
Chemical Engineer

Hudak, Andrew T. (RMRS,4)
Research Forester
Huebner, Cynthia (NRS,4)
Research Botanist
Hughes, Flint (PSW,3)
Ecologist

Hummel, Susan Stevens (PNW,2)
Research Forester
Hunt, Christopher G. (FPL,5)
Research Chemist
Hunt, John F. (FPL,4)
Research Mechanical Engineer (Volunteer)

Hutchinson, Todd (NRS,4)
Research Ecologist
Ibach, Rebecca E. (FPL,2)
Research Chemist
Illman, Barbara L. (FPL,1)
Supervisory Plant Pathologist

Ince, Peter J. (FPL,2)
Research Forester
Iniguez, Jose (RMRS,3)
Research Ecologist
Isaak, Daniel J. (RMRS,5)
Research Fish Biologist

Iverson, Louis (NRS,6)
Landscape Ecologist
Jain, Terrie B. (RMRS,2)
Research Forester
Jakes, Joseph (FPL,6)
Research Materials Engineer

Jakes, Pamela J. (NRS,2)
Research Social Scientist
Janowiak, Maria (NRS,1)
Deputy Director, Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science
Jeffries, Thomas W. (FPL,1)
Research Microbiologist

Jennings, Viniece (SRS,2)
Biological Scientist
Jensen, Scott L. (RMRS,1)
Botanist
Jimenez, Daniel M. (RMRS,1)
Mechanical Engineer

Johnsen, Kurt (SRS,1)
Project Leader/Plant Physiologist
Johnson Gaither, Cassandra (SRS,4)
Research Social Scientist
Johnson, Kristofer (NRS,1)
Research Biologist

Johnson, Morris C. (PNW,1)
Research Fire Ecologist
Johnson, Sherri (PNW,2)
Research Ecologist
Johnson, Tracy (PSW,1)
Research Entomologist

Jolly, William M. (RMRS,2)
Research Ecologist
Jovan, Sarah, Dr (PNW,5)
 Research Ecologist
Joyce, Linda A. (RMRS,1)
Supervisory Research Rangeland Scientist

Juzwik, Jennifer (NRS,1)
Research Plant Pathologist
Juzwik, Jennifer (NRS,4)
Research Plant Pathologist
Kabrick, John (NRS,3)
Research Forester

Kayler, Zachary (NRS,1)
Post-doctoral Researcher
Keane II, Robert E. (RMRS,3)
Supervisory Research Ecologist
Keena, Melody (NRS,8)
Research Entomologist

Kelsey, Rick G. (PNW,3)
Research Forester
Kenefic, Laura S. (NRS,6)
Research Forester, Team Leader
Kern, Christel C. (NRS,2)
Research Forester

Kern, Christel C. (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Kerns, Becky K. (PNW,3)
Research Ecologist
Kersten, Philip J. (FPL,2)
Research Microbiologist

Kihia, Simon M. (PNW,1)
Research Program Manager
Kilkenny, Francis F. (PNW,1)
Research Biologist
Kilkenny, Francis F. (RMRS,1)
Research Biologist

King, David (NRS,4)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Kirker, Grant T. (FPL,2)
Research Forest Products Technologist
Kitchen, Stanley G. (RMRS,2)
Research Botanist

Klepac, John (SRS,1)
General Engineer
Klepzig, Kier D. (SRS,2)
Assistant Director - Threats to Forest Health
Kline, Jeffrey D. (PNW,7)
Research Forester

Klopfenstein, Ned B. (RMRS,1)
Research Plant Pathologist
Klopfenstein, Ned B. (RMRS,3)
Research Plant Pathologist
Knapp, Eric E. (PSW,3)
Research Ecologist

Knight, Kathleen (NRS,7)
Research Ecologist
Knoepp, Jennifer D. (NRS,1)
Project Leader (Acting) / Research Soil Scientist
Knoepp, Jennifer D. (SRS,2)
Project Leader (Acting) / Research Soil Scientist

Koch, Frank H. (SRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Koch, Jennifer (NRS,1)
Research Biologist
Koch, Jennifer (NRS,3)
Research Biologist

Kolka, Randy (NRS,2)
Team Leader / Research Soil Scientist
Kolka, Randy (NRS,4)
Team Leader / Research Soil Scientist
Kondo, Ph.D., Michelle (NRS,10)
Research Social Scientist

Kretschmann, David E. (FPL,3)
Research General Engineer
Kruger, Linda E. , Ph.D. (PNW,1)
Research Social Scientist
Kubiske, Mark E. (NRS,1)
Research Plant Physiologist

Kubiske, Mark E. (NRS,1)
Research Plant Physiologist
Kuehler, Eric (SRS,1)
Science Delivery Specialist
Kurtz, Cassandra (NRS,1)
Natural Resources Specialist

Lake, Frank K. (PSW,3)
Research Ecologist
Landres, Peter B. (RMRS,2)
Ecologist
Lane, Erin (NRS,2)
Natural Resource Specialist

Larkin, Sim (PNW,4)
Climate Scientist
Latif, Quresh (RMRS,2)
Researcher Ecologist
Lawson, Shaneka (NRS,2)
Research Plant Physiologist

LeDoux, Chris B. (NRS,1)
Supervisory Research Industrial Engineer
Leak, William (NRS,3)
Research Forester
Lebow, Patricia K. (FPL,3)
Mathematical Statistician

Lebow, Stan (FPL,4)
Research Forest Products Technologist
Lee, Danny C. (SRS,2)
Center Director
Leininger, Theodor D. (SRS,1)
Project Leader/Research Plant Pathologist

Liang, Christina (RMRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Liang, Christina (PSW,2)
Research Ecologist
Liebhold, Andrew M. (NRS,2)
Research Entomologist

Liknes, Greg C. (NRS,3)
Research Physical Scientist
Lilleskov, Erik (NRS,1)
Research Ecologist And Director's Representative
Lind, Amy J. (PSW,3)
Wildlife Biologist

Lindner, Daniel (NRS,3)
Research Plant Pathologist
Lister, Andrew (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Lister, Tonya (NRS,2)
Research Forester

Liu, Yongqiang (SRS,3)
Research Meteorologist / Leader, Atmospheric Science Team
Lockhart, Brian R. (SRS,1)
Research Forester
Lodge, D. Jean (FPL,2)
Botanist

Lodge, D. Jean (NRS,2)
Botanist
Loeb, Susan C. (SRS,4)
Research Ecologist
Long, Jonathan W. (PNW,1)
Ecologist

Long, Jonathan W. (PSW,3)
Ecologist
Long, Robert P. (NRS,6)
Supervisory Research Plant Pathologist
Long, Stephanie (NRS,1)
Biological Lab Technician

Lootens-White, Jim (NRS,1)
Natural Resource Specialist
Low, Sarah C. (NRS,1)
Biological Scientist
Lowell, Eini C. (PNW,1)
Research Forest Products Technologist

Lowell, Eini C. (PNW,4)
Research Forest Products Technologist
Lucardi, Rima (SRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Luce, Charles H. (RMRS,3)
Research Hydrologist

Lugo, Ariel (IITF,4)
Ecologist Director
Lundquist, John (PNW,1)
Research Entomologist
Luppold, William (NRS,3)
Economist

Lydersen, Jamie (PSW,1)
Biological Science Technician
Lynch, Ann M. (RMRS,1)
Research Entomologist
MacFarland, Katherine (WO,1)
Program Specialist

Mack, Erika C. (SRS,1)
Resource Information Spec.
Mackenzie, Richard A. (PSW,2)
Research Ecologist
Maier, Chris A. (SRS,1)
Team Leader/ Research Biological Scientist

Majewsky, Mark (NRS,1)
Supervisory Forester
Majewsky, Mark (NRS,1)
Supervisory Forester
Malone, Sparkle L. (RMRS,1)
Research Ecologist

Malone, Sparkle L. (RMRS,1)
Student Biological Scientist
Mankowski, Mark , E. (FPL,3)
Research Entomologist
Marcot, Bruce G. (PNW,1)
Research Wildlife Biologist

Marquardt, Paula E. (NRS,1)
Research Plant Geneticist
Mason, Andy (WO,4)
Director, USDA National Agroforestry Center
Massman Jr, William J. (RMRS,2)
Meteorologist

Matt, Frederick (NRS,1)
Forest Products Technologist
Matthews, Kathleen R. (PSW,1)
Emeritus Scientist
Matthews, Stephen (NRS,3)
Ecologist

Mayfield, Albert (Bud) E., III (SRS,3)
Research Entomologist
McCaffrey, Sarah M. (NRS,2)
Research Forester
McCaffrey, Sarah M. (NRS,4)
Research Forester

McCollum, Dan W. (RMRS,1)
Economist
McCormick, Frank H. (RMRS,4)
Research Program Manager
McDaniel, Virginia (SRS,1)
Forestry Technician

McGaughey, Robert (PNW,1)
Research Forester
McGinley, Kathleen (IITF,4)
Research Social Scientist
McGuinness, Barbara (NRS,7)
Forester/Environmental Literacy Coordinator

McKelvey, Kevin S. (RMRS,4)
Research Ecologist
McNulty, Steven (SRS,5)
Director, USDA Southeast Regional Climate Hub
McPherson, E. Gregory (PSW,6)
Emeritus Scientist

McWilliams, William (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Mckeever, David B. (FPL,2)
Research Forester (Volunteer)
Meneguzzo, Dacia M. (NRS,1)
Research Forester

Meneguzzo, Dacia M. (NRS,2)
Research Forester
Mercado, Javier E. (RMRS,2)
Research Entomologist
Meyer, Susan E. (RMRS,2)
Research Ecologist

Michler, Charles H. (NRS,1)
Program Manager
Miles, Pat (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Millar, Constance I. (PSW,2)
Senior Research Ecologist

Miller, Carol L. (RMRS,5)
Research Ecologist
Miller, James (SRS,2)
Research Ecologist
Miniat, Chelcy F. (SRS,4)
Project Leader

Minocha, Rakesh (NRS,3)
Plant Physiologist / Biochemist
Miranda, Brian R. (NRS,1)
Ecologist
Miranda, Brian R. (NRS,1)
Ecologist

Mitchell, Dana (SRS,1)
Project Leader
Mockrin, Miranda H. (RMRS,1)
Research Scientist
Mockrin, Miranda H. (NRS,1)
Research Scientist

Mockrin, Miranda H. (RMRS,2)
Research Scientist
Moisen, Gretchen (RMRS,3)
Research Forester
Monleon, Vicente (PNW,1)
Mathematical Statistician

Montague, Iris (NRS,3)
Research Forester
Moon, Robert J. (FPL,6)
Materials Research Engineer
Morin, Randall (NRS,1)
Research Forester

Moser, W. Keith (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Moser, W. Keith (RMRS,1)
Research Forester
Mowrer, Hobart T. (RMRS,1)
Biologist

Munoz-Erickson, Tischa A. (NRS,1)
Research Social Scientist
Munoz-Erickson, Tischa A. (IITF,3)
Research Social Scientist
Musselman, Robert (Bob) C. (RMRS,1)
Research Plant Physiologist

Muñoz Delgado, Bethany (NRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Nagel, David E. (RMRS,1)
GIS Analyst/Physical Scientist
Nakasone, Karen K. (FPL,1)
Volunteer (Retired Botanist)

Nakasone, Karen K. (NRS,1)
Volunteer (Retired Botanist)
Naylor, Bridgett (PNW,2)
GIS Analyst
Negron, Jose (RMRS,3)
Research Entomologist

Nelson, C. Dana (SRS,6)
Project Leader
Nelson, Mark D. (NRS,3)
Research Forester
Nislow, Keith (NRS,2)
Team Leader / Research Fisheries Biologist

Norman, Steve (SRS,2)
Research Ecologist
North, Malcolm P. (PSW,4)
Ecologist
Nowak, David J. (NRS,9)
Senior Scientist / i-Tree Team Leader

O'Brien, Joseph (SRS,2)
Research Ecologist
O'Dell, Jane (FPL,1)
Physical Science Technician
O'Neill, Susan (PNW,2)
Research Air Quality Engineer

Ohno, Katie, M (FPL,1)
Student Trainee Biological Sciences
Olatinwo, Rabiu (SRS,1)
Research Plant Pathologist
Olson, Deanna ("Dede") H. (PNW,6)
Research Ecologist, Team Leader

Olson, Lucretia E. (RMRS,1)
Ecologist
Ortega, Yvette K. (RMRS,5)
Ecologist
Ortiz-Santana, Beatriz (NRS,1)
Botanist

Ostry, Michael E. (NRS,1)
Research Plant Pathologist
Oswalt, Christopher M. (SRS,1)
Research Forester
Ott, Jacqueline P. (RMRS,1)
Research Ecologist

Ott, Jeffrey E. (RMRS,1)
Research Geneticist
Ottmar, Roger D. (PNW,3)
Research Forester
Ouyang, Ying (SRS,1)
Research Hydrologist

Owen, Suzanne M. (RMRS,1)
Chemist
Page-Dumroese, Deborah S. (RMRS,6)
Research Soil Scientist
Palik, Brian J. (SRS,1)
Research Ecologist

Palik, Brian J. (NRS,7)
Research Ecologist
Palmer, Jonathan M. (NRS,1)
Research Botanist
Pan, Yude (NRS,3)
Research Scientist

Pardo, Linda (NRS,1)
Environmental Engineer
Parks, Sean A. (RMRS,7)
Research Ecologist
Patterson, Paul L. (RMRS,3)
Statistician

Pattison, Robert (PNW,1)
Research Ecologist
Pearson, Dean E. (RMRS,5)
Research Ecologist
Penaluna, Brooke (PNW,1)
Research Fisheries Biologist

Perdue, James H. (SRS,1)
Senior Biological Scientist
Perry, Charles H. (Hobie) (NRS,2)
Research Soil Scientist
Perry, Roger W. (SRS,3)
Research Wildlife Biologist

Peters, Matthew (NRS,4)
Ecologist
Peterson, Charles (PNW,1)
Program Manager
Peterson, David W. (PNW,3)
Research Forester

Peterson, David L. (PNW,2)
Emeritus Scientist
Pierce, Josh B. (SRS,1)
Wildlife Biologist
Pilgrim, Kristine L. (RMRS,1)
Biology Technician

Pinchot, Leila (NRS,6)
Research Ecologist
Pinto, Jeremiah R. (RMRS,3)
Research Plant Physiologist/Tribal Nursery Specialist
Poland, Therese M. (NRS,3)
Project Leader / Research Entomologist

Poland, Therese M. (NRS,6)
Project Leader / Research Entomologist
Polivka, Karl (PNW,1)
Research Fishery Biologist
Pomara, Lazarus Y. (SRS,1)
Ecologist

Pope, Karen L. (PSW,1)
Wildlife Biologist
Prasad, Anantha M. (NRS,2)
Research Ecologist
Preisler, Haiganoush K. (PNW,1)
Statistical Scientist

Preisler, Haiganoush K. (PSW,2)
Statistical Scientist
Prendeville, Holly R. (PNW,1)
Northwest Climate Hub Coordinator
Prestemon, Jeffrey (SRS,6)
Project Leader

Progar, Robert (PNW,2)
National Program Lead, Entomology & Pathology
Purcell, Kathryn L. (PSW,3)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Raish, Carol B. (RMRS,1)
Archeologist/Research Social Scientist

Ralph, C. John (PSW,1)
Emeritus Scientist
Rammer, Douglas R. (FPL,3)
Research General Engineer
Ramos, Olga (IITF,1)
GIS Analyst

Raphael, Martin G. (PNW,1)
Emeritus Scientist
Raphael, Martin G. (PNW,2)
Emeritus Scientist
Rebbeck, Joanne (NRS,8)
Plant Physiologist

Reeves, Gordon (PNW,4)
Emeritus Scientist
Reeves, Matt C. (RMRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Reid, Leslie M. (PSW,1)
Emeritus Scientist

Reiner, Richard (FPL,1)
Chemical Engineer
Reynolds, Richard T. (RMRS,4)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Richardson, Bryce A. (RMRS,6)
Research Geneticist Plant

Riemann, Rachel (NRS,1)
Research Forester / Geographer
Riggan, Philip J. (PSW,3)
Research Ecologist
Riitters, Kurt (SRS,3)
Research Ecologist & Team Leader

Riley, Karin (RMRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Ristau, Todd (NRS,7)
Research Ecologist
Rodrigue, Jane (NRS,1)
Ecologist

Rorig, Miriam (PNW,1)
Research Meteorologist
Ross, Robert J. (FPL,8)
Supervisory Research Gen. Engineer
Rowland, Mary M. (PNW,2)
Research Wildlife Biologist

Royo, Alejandro A. (NRS,6)
Research Ecologist
Rudie, Alan W. (FPL,5)
Supervisory Research Chemist
Rudolph, Carline (SRS,1)
Bio. Science Technician Insects

Rudolph, D. Craig (SRS,1)
Research Ecologist
Rugg, Dave (NRS,1)
Program Manager, Research Data Services
Rummer, Robert (SRS,2)
Project Leader

Runyon, Justin B. (RMRS,5)
Research Entomologist
Rustad, Lindsey (NRS,5)
Team Leader / Research Ecologist
Saab, Victoria A. (RMRS,2)
Research Wildlife Biologist

Sabo, Ronald C. (FPL,7)
Research Materials Engineer
Sachdeva, Sonya (NRS,2)
Research Social Scientist
Saenz, Daniel (SRS,3)
Research Wildlife Biologist

Sanchez, Jose J. (PSW,1)
Research Statistician
Sanderlin, Jamie S. (RMRS,3)
Research Wildlife Biologist (Quantitative Vertebrate Ecologist)
Schaberg, Paul (NRS,3)
Research Plant Physiologist

Schelhas, John (SRS,1)
Research Forester
Schleeweis, Karen (RMRS,1)
Geographer
Schoeneberger, Michele (WO,2)
Research Leader, Research Soil Scientist

Schoettle, Anna W. (RMRS,4)
Research Plant Ecophysiologist
Schroeder, Todd A. (SRS,1)
Supervisory Research Forester
Schueneman, Gregory (FPL,4)
Supervisory Research Materials Engineer

Schuler, Thomas M. (NRS,8)
National Program Leader - Silviculture Research
Schulz, Bethany K. (PNW,1)
Research Ecologist
Schweitzer, Callie (SRS,1)
Research Forester

Scott, Andy (SRS,3)
Research Soil Scientist
Scott, Charles (NRS,1)
Program Manager
Sebestyen, Stephen D. (NRS,1)
Research Hydrologist

Senalik, Christopher Adam (FPL,4)
Research General Engineer
Seybold, Steven J. (PSW,4)
Research Entomologist
Shaw, John D. (RMRS,5)
Biological Scientist

Shaw, Nancy L. (RMRS,1)
Scientist Emeritus
Shelton, Thomas Guy (FPL,1)
Supervisory Research Entomologist
Shifley, Stephen R. (NRS,2)
Research Forester (Biometrics)

Shifley, Stephen R. (NRS,3)
Research Forester (Biometrics)
Sieg, Carolyn H. (RMRS,3)
Research Plant Ecologist
Simpson, Jim (PSW,1)
Meteorologist

Singleton, Peter (PNW,1)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Sitz, Rachael A. (RMRS,1)
Plant Pathology Intern
Skinner, Carl N. (PSW,2)
Emeritus Scientist

Skowronski, Nicholas (NRS,6)
Research Forester
Slavicek, Jim (NRS,5)
Research Biologist
Smith, James (NRS,1)
Plant Physiology/Modeling

Smith, Jane E. (PNW,3)
Research Botanist
Smith, Kevin T. (NRS,5)
Supervisory Plant Physiologist
Snyder, Stephanie (NRS,3)
Operations Research Analyst

Snyder, Stephanie (NRS,5)
Operations Research Analyst
Sonti, Nancy Falxa (NRS,1)
Ecologist
Spetich, Marty (SRS,1)
Research Forest Ecologist

Spies, Thomas (PNW,7)
Emeritus Scientist
Squires, John R. (RMRS,4)
Research Wildlife Biologist
St. Clair, Brad (PNW,4)
Research Geneticist

St. John, Franz (FPL,5)
Research Microbiologist
Stanturf, John A. (SRS,5)
Emeritus Scientist
Stark, Nicole M. (FPL,7)
Research Chemical Engineer

Stewart, Susan I. (NRS,1)
Research Social Scientist
Stoleson, Scott H. (NRS,7)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Stout, Susan (NRS,3)
Emeritus Research Forester

Straight, Richard (WO,1)
Technology Transfer Leader
Stringer, Christina (SRS,1)
Research Hydrologist
Sturtevant, Brian R. (NRS,3)
Research Ecologist

Sturtevant, Brian R. (NRS,5)
Research Ecologist
Sullivan, Brian (SRS,2)
Research Entomologist
Sun, Ge (SRS,6)
Research Hydrologist

Sutherland, Elaine K. (NRS,1)
Research Biologist & Scientist-in-Charge, Coram Experimental Forest
Sutherland, Elaine K. (RMRS,2)
Research Biologist & Scientist-in-Charge, Coram Experimental Forest
Svendsen, Erika (NRS,4)
Research Social Scientist

Swanson, Cindy S. S. (RMRS,5)
Program Manager Human Dimensions
Swanston, Chris (NRS,10)
Director - Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science
Sword Sayer, Mary Anne (SRS,1)
Research Plant Physiologist

Tang, Juliet D. (FPL,5)
Research Forest Products Technologist
Taylor, Melanie K. (SRS,1)
Ecologist
Thomas, Ed (FPL,1)
Research Computer Scientist

Thomas, Ed (NRS,4)
Research Computer Scientist
Thomas-Van Gundy, Melissa (NRS,10)
Research Forester
Thompson, Craig M. (PSW,1)
Research Ecologist

Thompson, Frank R. (NRS,2)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Thompson, Frank R. (NRS,3)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Thompson, Jason (SRS,1)
General Engineer

Thompson, Matthew P. (RMRS,3)
Research Forester
Tirocke, Joanne M. (RMRS,1)
Biological Science Technician (Plant)
Toney, Chris (RMRS,1)
Biological Scientist

Trettin, Carl C. (SRS,2)
Team Leader
Trotter, III, R. Talbot (NRS,4)
Research Ecologist
Tshabalala, Mandla A. (FPL,2)
Research Chemist

Twery, Mark (NRS,1)
Scientist Emeritus
Ulyshen, Michael (SRS,2)
Research Entomologist
Urbanski, Shawn P. (RMRS,1)
Research Physical Scientist

Vaillant, Nicole (PNW,2)
Ecologist
Valentine, Harry (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Van Beusekom, Ashley (IITF,1)

Van Bloem, Skip (IITF,2)
Project Leader
Van Horne, Beatrice (PNW,1)
Director, Northwest Regional Climate Hub
Van Sambeek, J.W."Jerry" (NRS,2)
Research Plant Physiologist

Varner, Julian (Morgan) (PNW,1)
Research Biological Scientist
Venette, Robert C. (NRS,2)
Research Biologist
Venette, Robert C. (NRS,2)
Research Biologist

Verrill, Steve P. (FPL,1)
Mathematical Statistician
Vose, James (SRS,7)
Project Leader
Wacker, James P. (FPL,6)
Research General Engineer

Waddell, Karen (PNW,1)
Forest Resource Analyst
Wagenbrenner, Joe (PSW,1)
Research Hydrologist
Waldrop, Tom (SRS,2)
Team Leader/Supervisory Research Forester

Walker, Joan L. (SRS,2)
Research Plant Ecologist
Walters, Brian F. (NRS,1)
Forester
Wang, Xiping (FPL,8)
Forest Products Technologist

Warren, Steven D. (RMRS,1)
Disturbance Ecologist
Warziniack, Travis (RMRS,1)
Research Economist
Watson, Alan E. (RMRS,2)
Supervisory Research Social Scientist

Wear, David N. (SRS,4)
Project Leader
Weaver, Peter (IITF,1)
Research Forester
Weise, David R. (PSW,3)
Research Forester

Weller, Ted (PSW,2)
Ecologist
Welsh, Hart (PSW,2)
Emeritus Scientist
Westfall, Jim (NRS,1)
Research Forester

Westphal, Lynne M. (NRS,4)
Project Leader / Research Social Scientist
Westphal, Lynne M. (NRS,2)
Project Leader / Research Social Scientist
White, Angela M. (PSW,2)
Research Ecologist

White, Eric M. (SRS,1)
Research Social Scientist
White, Eric M. (PNW,4)
Research Social Scientist
White, Robert H. (FPL,4)
Research Wood Scientist

Wiedenbeck, Janice (Jan) K. (NRS,5)
Team Leader / Research Forest Products Technologist.
Wiedenhoeft, Alex C. (FPL,2)
Research Botanist and Team Leader
Wiemann, Michael C. (FPL,2)
Botanist

Williams, Daniel R. (RMRS,1)
Research Social Scientist
Williams, Marcus (SRS,1)
Research Meteorologist
Wilson, Barry T. (Ty) (NRS,1)
Research Forester

Wilson, Michael J. (RMRS,3)
Program Manager
Wing, Brian M. (PSW,1)
Research Forester
Winter, Patricia L. L. (PSW,4)
Research Social Scientist

Wisdom, Michael, Dr. (PNW,2)
Research Wildlife Biologist
Witt, Christopher (RMRS,1)
Ecologist
Woeste, Keith (NRS,1)
Research Plant Molecular Geneticist

Woeste, Keith (NRS,2)
Research Plant Molecular Geneticist
Wondzell, Steve (PNW,1)
Research Ecologist
Woodall, Christopher W. (NRS,4)
Project Leader

Woodall, Christopher W. (NRS,6)
Project Leader
Woodward, Bessie (FPL,1)
Microbiologist
Wright, Clinton (PNW,1)
Emeritus Scientist

Wright, David K. (RMRS,1)
Ecologist
Wright, Jessica W. (PSW,3)
Research Geneticist Plants
Wunderle, Joseph M., Jr. (IITF,2)
Wildlife Team Leader

Yamasaki, Mariko (NRS,5)
Team Leader / Research Wildlife Biologist
Yang, Vina (FPL,3)
Microbiologist
Yelle, Daniel J. (FPL,2)
Research Forest Products Technologist

Young, Michael K. (RMRS,5)
Research Fisheries Biologist
Youngblood, Anthony (PNW,3)
EPF Program Assistant
Zalesny, Ronald S., Jr. (NRS,4)
Supervisory Research Plant Geneticist

Zalesny, Ronald S., Jr. (NRS,2)
Supervisory Research Plant Geneticist
Zelinka, Samuel L. (FPL,11)
Supervisory Materials Research Engineer
Zhu, J.Y. (FPL,3)
Research General Engineer

Zimmerman, Patrick L. (NRS,1)
Statistical Assistant
Zimmerman, Tom (RMRS,1)
Supervisory Biologist
Zipperer, Wayne C. (SRS,3)
Research Forester

Research Units

Air, Water and Aquatic Environments (RMRS-4354,14)
Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute (RMRS-4901,14)
Biological and Environmental Influences on Forest Health and Productivity (NRS-10,33)
Building and Fire Sciences (FPL-4716,19)
Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research (SRS-4155,6)
Center for Forest Disturbance Science (SRS-4156,20)
Center for Integrated Forest Science and Synthesis (SRS-4855,8)
Center for Research on Ecosystem Change (NRS-7,39)
Climate, Fire, and Carbon Cycle Sciences (NRS-6,52)
Communications and Science Delivery (NRS-CSD,5)
Conservation of Biodiversity Program (PSW-CB,27)
Director's Office (FPL-DO,4)
Durability and Wood Protection Research (FPL-4723,21)
Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center (SRS-4854,27)
Ecological Process and Function (PNW-2662,30)
Ecological and Economic Sustainability of the Appalachian Forest in an Era of Globalization (NRS-1,34)
Ecology and Management of Invasive Species and Forest Ecosystems (NRS-3,47)
Economics, Statistics and Life Cycle Analysis Research (FPL-4851,15)
Ecosystem Function and Health Program (PSW-EFH,34)
Engineered Composites Science (FPL-4706,32)
Engineering Properties of Wood, Wood Based Materials and Structures (FPL-4714,19)
Fiber and Chemical Sciences Research (FPL-4709,10)
Fire and Fuels Program (PSW-FF,19)
Fire, Fuel and Smoke (RMRS-4405,14)
Forest Biopolymer Science and Engineering (FPL-4707,26)
Forest Economics and Policy (SRS-4804,14)
Forest Genetics & Biological Foundations (SRS-4160,8)
Forest Inventory & Analysis (NRS-FIA,28)
Forest Inventory and Analysis (SRS-4801,8)
Forest Operations Research to Achieve Sustainable Management (SRS-4703,4)
Forest Watershed Science (SRS-4353,9)
Forest and Woodland Ecosystems (RMRS-4157,62)
Genetics, Biological Control, and Management of Invasive Species (NRS-4,12)
Goods, Services, and Values (PNW-2665,29)
Grassland, Shrubland and Desert Ecosystems (RMRS-4255,41)
Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center (NRS-14,5)
Human Dimensions (RMRS-4853,27)
Insects, Diseases, and Invasive Plants (SRS-4552,15)
Institute for Applied Ecosystem Studies: Theory and Application of Scaling Science in Forestry (NRS-13,27)
Institute for Microbial and Biochemical Sciences (FPL-4712,15)
Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry (PSW-IPIF,20)
Integrating Human and Natural Systems (SRS-4952,13)
International Institute of Tropical Forestry (IITF-4151,50)
Inventory and Monitoring (RMRS-4801,25)
Inventory, Monitoring, and Assessment Research (WO-IMAR,1)
Land and Watershed Management (PNW-2663,37)
National Agroforestry Center (WO-4352,10)
People and Their Environments: Social Science Supporting Natural Resource Management and Policy (NRS-9,31)
Resource Monitoring and Assessment (PNW-2669,23)
Restoring Longleaf Pine Ecosystems (SRS-4158,9)
Science Application and Communication (RMRS-SAI,5)
Southern Pine Ecology (SRS-4159,13)
Station Director Office (PNW-2600,1)
Station Headquarters - Asheville, NC (SRS-HQ,2)
Sustainable Forest Management Research (WO-SFMR,9)
Sustainable Management of Central Hardwood Ecosystems and Landscapes (NRS-11,15)
Sustaining Forests in a Changing Environment (NRS-2,46)
The Strategic Foresight Group (NRS-15,13)
Threat Characterization and Management (PNW-2677,33)
Upland Hardwood Ecology and Management (SRS-4157,12)
Urban Ecosystems and Social Dynamics Program (PSW-UESD,16)
Urban Forests, Human Health, and Environmental Quality (NRS-8,22)
Utilization of Southern Forest Resources (SRS-4704,2)
Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment (PNW-2667,9)
Wildlife and Terrestrial Ecosystems (RMRS-4256,28)
Wood Anatomy and Forest Mycology in a Changing Global Environment (FPL-4715,4)