Researchers in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management working in the area of Restoring Ecosystem Function and Services.

  • Nancy and John Steimer Professor of Agricultural Sciences
  • Professor of Forest Ecology and Physiology

Areas of Expertise

  • Global change ecology
  • Professor of Wildlife Resources
  • Extension Wildlife Specialist

Areas of Expertise

  • Avian ecology
  • Effects of shale gas development on forests and birds
  • forest songbirds
  • Human impacts on bird population
  • Wildlife habitat management on private lands
  • Landscaping for birds and wildlife
  • Associate Professor of Pedology

Areas of Expertise

  • Soil Science
  • Watershed Management
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Assistant Teaching Professor of Soil Science

Areas of Expertise

  • Soil Morphology
  • Soil Taxonomy
  • Soil Mapping
  • Soil Genesis
  • Pedology
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Potting Media
  • Professor of Soil Biogeochemistry
  • Chair of Ecology Intercollege Graduate Degree Program

Areas of Expertise

  • Ecosystem ecology
  • Nitrogen cycle
  • Carbon cycle
  • Forest ecosystems
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Associate Professor of Forest Ecology

Areas of Expertise

  • Global change ecology
  • Forest ecology
  • Dendrochronology
  • Community ecology
  • Distinguished Professor of Clay Mineralogy

Areas of Expertise

  • Materials from plants and plant by-products
  • Use of clays for remediation;Slow release fertilizers with minerals
  • Assistant Research Professor
  • Fire and Natural Resources Management

Areas of Expertise

  • Fire Ecology
  • Fire Behavior and Effects
  • Assistant Professor of Forest Resource Management

Areas of Expertise

  • Forest Policy and Economics
  • Social and economic values associated with private forests, wildlife and water resources
  • Interim Director, Center for Private Forests
  • Assistant Research Professor, Private Forests Management

Areas of Expertise

  • Forest stewardship
  • Private forest landowners
  • Woodland care
  • Collaborative learning
  • Action research
  • Peer-to-peer education
  • Associate Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management

Areas of Expertise

  • Natural Resources Systems Analysis
  • Forest Products Economics
  • Wood Industry Operations Research
  • Wood Identification and Taxonomy
  • Teaching Professor in Forest Resources and
  • Natural Resources & Youth Extension Specialist

Areas of Expertise

  • Youth and Natural Resources Education
  • Forest Stewardship
  • Natural Resources Volunteerism
  • Private Forestland Management
  • Connecting Youth with Nature
  • Forest Dendrology and Botany
  • Professor of Forest Biology
  • Director of The Arboretum at Penn State