Marcus E. Taylor
1710 Research Center Drive
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Marcus' research focuses on forests and forest products. He serves as a scientist in the National Center for Forest Products Survey & Analytics in the Forest Inventory & Analysis program. In this capacity, he works to improve monitoring of forest products removals, forest conditions, and land use across the nation. His research synthesizes forest products dynamics with a focus on land use and economic impacts. He also aims to develop a better understanding of the current and potential future conditions of forests and forest products in the United States as well as quantifying and qualifying impacts on ecosystems and livelihoods.
- Bangor University, M.Sc. Environmental Forestry 2014
- University of Copenhagen, M.Sc. Forests & Livelihoods 2013
- Appalachian State University, B.A. Sustainable Development 2010
- Appalachian State University, B.S. Appropriate Technology 2010
- Wood & Biomass Utilization Specialist, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region
2016 - 2018
Awards & Recognition
- Presidential Management Fellow, 2016
- Erasmus Mundus Scholar, 2011
- Brandeis, Consuelo ; Taylor, Marcus ; Abt, Karen L.; Alderman, Delton ; Buehlmann, Urs . 2021. Status and trends for the U.S. forest products sector: a technical document supporting the Forest Service 2020 RPA Assessment.
- Coulston, John W.; Edgar, Christopher B.; Westfall, Jim; Taylor, Marcus E. 2020. Estimation of Forest Disturbance from Retrospective Observations in a Broad-Scale Inventory.
Citations of non US Forest Service Publications
- Taylor, Marcus E.; Araman, Philip A. 2018. Effects of increased biomass power in the South on forest resources, 2001–2015. e-Research Paper SRS–61. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 17 p.
- Taylor, Marcus E. 2013. Firewood & Firewater: Increasing tree planting in micro-distillery systems in the Ecuadorian Andes (Unpublished Master's thesis). University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.