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Paul C. Selmants

Terrestrial ecosystem scientist interested in forests, carbon and climate change. I use remote sensing, data synthesis, and simulation modeling to quantify the influence of human activities on ecosystems at regional to continental scales. 

For a list of my publications, please click on the ORCID link (0000-0001-6211-3957) below my photo.

Professional Experience

  • 2020 – present: Research Ecologist, USGS Western Geographic Science Center 

  • 2016 - 2020: Research Physical Scientist, USGS Western Geographic Science Center 

  • 2012-16:  Research Faculty, University of Hawaii at Manoa

  • 2008 – 2011: Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Santa Cruz

  • 2007-08:  Postdoc, Northern Arizona University

Education and Certifications

  • 2007: Ph.D. Forest Science, Northern Arizona University 

  • 2000: M.S. Botany, University of Wyoming 

  • 1996: B.S. Botany, Miami University of Ohio

Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Geophysical Union (AGU) 

  • Ecological Society of America (ESA) 

  • Society for Open, Reliable, and Transparent Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (SORTEE) 

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