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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
Christopher Swanston NIACS Director
Maria Janowiak NIACS Deputy Director
Hannah Abbots Content Manager, Climate Change Resource Center
Leslie Brandt
Climate Change Specialist
Patricia Butler Climate Change Outreach Specialist
Stephen Handler Climate Change Specialist
Katherine A. Heckman Research Biologist
Zac Kayler Post-doctoral Researcher
James Klapperich Research Associate
Kailey Marcinkowski Climate Change Outreach Specialist
Lucas Nave Coordinator, International Soil Carbon Network, Research Scientist
Todd Ontl USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub Fellow
Kristen Schmitt Climate Change Outreach Specialist
(Patricia) Danielle Shannon Climate Change Specialist
Paula ZermeƱo Manager, Carbon, Water and Soils Research Lab


Name Title
Evan Kane Assistant Professor, Michigan Technological University 
Knute Nadelhoffer Professor, Director of the Biological Station
University of Michigan
Linda Nagel Department Head and Professor, Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, Colorado State University


Steering Committee

Name Title
Tony Ferguson Acting Director, Northern Research Station
David Reed Vice President for Research, Michigan Technological University
Kathleen Atkinson Regional Forester, Eastern Region
Jim Barresi Acting Director, Northeastern Area State & Private Forestry
Brian Buhr Dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences, University of Minnesota
Jad Daley Climate Director, Trust for Public Land
T. Ben Wigley National Council for Air and Stream Improvement

Programmatic Contacts

Name Title
David Hollinger Project Leader, Northern Research Station
Terry Sharik Dean, School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Michigan Technological University
Anthony Erba Director, PALLSC, Eastern Region
Rob Witmer Supervisory Forester, Northeastern Area State & Private Forestry

Last Modified: June 16, 2016