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Research Highlights

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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)
Team Leader / Aquatic Ecologist
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, 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 (FPL,1)
Statistician
Baggett, Scott (RMRS,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 E. (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)
Emeritus Scientist

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)
Research Ecologist
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 R. (NRS,2)
Research Ecologist

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, James M. (IITF,1)
Senior Research Silviculturist

Guldin, James M. (SRS,3)
Senior Research Silviculturist
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)
Research Plant Physiologist
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. (RMRS,1)
Research Biologist
Kilkenny, Francis F. (PNW,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 J. (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 (NRS,2)
Botanist
Lodge, D. Jean (FPL,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 (NRS,1)
Research Forester
Meneguzzo, Dacia (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, Patrick D. (NRS,1)
Science Delivery Specialist
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. , PhD (SRS,1)
Science Leader for Applied Forest Ecology
Palik, Brian J. , PhD (NRS,7)
Science Leader for Applied Forest Ecology

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 P. (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 P. (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 Economist

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)
Emeritus Research Forester
Shifley, Stephen R. (NRS,3)
Emeritus Research Forester

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)
Research Plant Physiologist
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,4)
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 & Suprv. Research Soil Scientist

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 M. (PNW,2)
Fire Application Specialist

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)
Senior Research Ecologist
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)
Emeritus Scientist

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)
Senior Research Forester

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-4855,9)
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,30)
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,23)
Fire, Fuel and Smoke (RMRS-4405,16)
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-4353,8)
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-4853,25)
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-2667,7)
Wildlife and Terrestrial Ecosystems (RMRS-4256,28)
Wood Anatomy and Forest Mycology in a Changing Global Environment (FPL-4715,4)