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Northern Research Station
11 Campus Blvd., Suite 200
Newtown Square, PA 19073
(610) 557-4017
(610) 557-4132 TTY/TDD

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Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science



Name Title Phone
Christopher Swanston NIACS Director 906-482-6303 x20
Maria Janowiak NIACS Deputy Director 906-482-6303 x29
Leslie Brandt
Climate Change Specialist 651-649-5016
Patricia Butler Climate Change Outreach Specialist 906-482-6303 x12
Stephen Handler Climate Change Specialist 906-482-6303 x21
Katherine A. Heckman Research Biologist
Kailey Marcinkowski Climate Change Outreach Specialist 906-482-6303 x16
Lucas Nave Coordinator, International Soil Carbon Network, Research Scientist 231-539-8742
Kristen Schmitt Climate Change Outreach Specialist 906-482-6303 x14
(Patricia) Danielle Shannon Climate Change Specialist 906-482-6303 x25
Paula ZermeƱo Manager, Carbon, Water and Soils Research Lab 231-690-2974


Name Title Phone
Evan Kane Assistant Professor, Michigan Technological University  906-482-6303
Knute Nadelhoffer Professor, Director of the Biological Station
University of Michigan
Linda Nagel Professor, Director of the Cloquet Forestry Center, University of Minnesota 218-726-6484


Steering Committee

Name Title Phone
Tony Ferguson Acting Director, Northern Research Station 610-557-4017
David Reed Vice President for Research, Michigan Technological University 906-487-3043
Kathleen Atkinson Regional Forester, Eastern Region 414-297-3765
Tony Ferguson Director, Northeastern Area 610-557-4103
Jad Daley Climate Director, Trust for Public Land 202-543-7552 x716

T. Ben Wigley

National Council for Air and Stream 864- 656-0840

Programmatic Contacts

Name Title Phone
Richard Birdsey Project Leader, Northern Research Station 610-557-4091
David Hollinger Project Leader, Northern Research Station 603-868-7673
Terry Sharik Dean, School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Michigan Technological University 906-487-2352
Anthony Erba Director, PALLSC, Eastern Region 414-297-1905
Rob Witmer Supervisory Forester, Northeastern Area 610-557-4203

Last Modified: April 13, 2016