Research Staff

Richard A. Houghton

Richard A. Houghton, Ph.D.

Acting President, Senior Scientist, George Masters Woodwell Chair for Global Ecology

Expertise: Climate Change, Global Carbon Cycle, Biofuels, Forest

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Scott Goetz

Scott Goetz, Ph.D.

Deputy Director, Senior Scientist

Expertise: Arctic, United States, biodiversity, remote sensing, landscapes, mapping

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Alessandro Baccini

Alessandro Baccini, Ph.D.

Associate Scientist

Expertise: Pantropics, remote sensing, land use planning, indigenous forest communities

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I. Foster Brown

I. Foster Brown, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist

Expertise: Amazon, education, societal response to climate change

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Glenn K. Bush

Glenn K. Bush, Ph.D.

Assistant Scientist

Expertise: Africa, environmental and natural resource economics, forest and biodiversity conservation, sustainability

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Michael Coe

Michael T. Coe, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist, Coordinator of the Amazon Group

Expertise: Brazil, sustainable agriculture, water resources, climate change

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RM Holmes

Robert Max Holmes, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist

Expertise: Arctic, water chemistry, rivers, permafrost, climate change

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Josef Kellndorfer

Josef Kellndorfer, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist, Coordinator of the REDD Group

Expertise: REDD+, remote sensing, forests, climate change, high performance computing

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Marcia Macedo

Marcia N. Macedo, Ph.D.

Assistant Scientist

Expertise: Amazon, ecology, climate change

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Susan M. Natali

Susan M. Natali, Ph.D.

Assistant Scientist

Expertise: Arctic, permafrost, plant and soil sciences, education

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John D. Shade

John D. Schade, Ph.D.

Associate Scientist

Expertise: Biogeochemistry, ecological stoichiometry, earth and water ecosystems, interdisciplinary knowledge sharing

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Thomas Stone

Thomas A. Stone, M.A.

Scientist Emeritus

Expertise: Cape Cod and Islands, sea level rise, geology, GIS, remote sensing, land cover change

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Wayne Walker

Wayne S. Walker, Ph.D.

Assistant Scientist

Expertise: Forest measurement/monitoring, remote sensing, Amazon indigenous peoples, capacity building/training, REDD+

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Jesse B. Bishop

Jesse B. Bishop, M.S.

Research Associate

Expertise: Earth observation, spatial data, forestry, geography

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Ekaterina Bulygina

Ekaterina Bulygina, M.S.

Research Associate

Expertise: Biogeochemistry, ecology, hydrology, environmental soil and water chemistry

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Oliver Cartus

Oliver Cartus, Ph.D.

Research Associate

Expertise: Geography, remote sensing, mapping

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Tina Cormier

Tina A. Cormier, M.S.

Research Associate

Expertise: Earth observation, mapping, training

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Mary Farina

Mary Farina, M.A.

Research Assistant

Expertise: Forest ecology, remote sensing, GIS, geography

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Ciniro Costa

Ciniro Costa, Jr., Ph.D.

Visiting Scholar

Expertise: Agroecosystems, soil carbon stocks, greenhouse gas emissions, Brazilian Amazon

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Gregory Fiske

Gregory J. Fiske, M.S.

GIS Manager/Research Associate

Expertise: Cartography, spatial data and analysis, and geospatial code development

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Kevin Guay

Kevin Guay, B.S.

Research Assistant

Expertise: Spatial Data and mapping

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Holly Hughes, B.S.

Research Assistant

Expertise: Carbon cycling, Maine

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Patrick Jant

Patrick Jantz, Ph.D.

Research Associate

Expertise: Biodiversity conservation, climate change, habitat corridors

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Melaine Kermarc, M.Sc.

Equateur (DRC) Project Manager

REDD, DRC, capacity building, payment for ecosystem services

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Wendy Kingerlee

Wendy Kingerlee, B.S.

Research Assistant/Amazon Program Administrator

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Paul Lefebvre

Paul A. Lefebvre, M.A.

Research Associate

Expertise: Amazon, GIS

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Min Li

Min Li, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Expertise: Remote sensing, GIS, earth observation

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Dana Mock

Dana Mock-Muñoz de Luna, B.A.

Research Assistant

Expertise: Sustainable development, land use change, capacity building

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Alexander Nassikas

Alexander Nassikas, B.A.

Research Assistant

Expertise: Carbon emissions, land use, land cover change, global tropics

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Neeti Neeti

Neeti Neeti, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Expertise: Remote sensing, GIS, earth ecosystems, land use/land cover change

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Prajjwal Panday

Prajjwal Panday, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Expertise: Geography, remote sensing, hydrology

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Johanne Pelletier

Johanne Pelletier, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Expertise: Emissions from land-use change, forest ecology, REDD+, MRV, Latin America, Africa

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Amanda Poston

Amanda E. W. Poston, B.A.

Africa and Pantropical Project Administrator

Expertise: International grants management

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Brendan Rogers

Brendan M. Rogers, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Expertise: Wildfires, boreal forests, climate feedbacks, productivity

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Kathleen Savage

Kathleen Savage, M.Sc.

Research Associate

Expertise: Ecology, education, plant sciences

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Seth Spawn

Seth Spawn, B.A.

Research Assistant

Expertise: carbon and nitrogen dynamics, boreal soils and sediments, high latitude ecosystems

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