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Shawn L Carter, Ph.D.

Shawn Carter is the Senior Scientist for the USGS National Climate Adaptation Science Center.

Shawn is the Senior Scientist of the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Climate Adaptation Science Center, headquartered in Reston, VA. Shawn has degrees from Cornell, Virginia Tech, and SUNY-ESF and his research interests include: ecological monitoring and assessment, forest ecology, and species-habitat relationships.

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D. in Forest Ecology, The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF)

  • M.S. in Wildlife Ecology, Virginia Tech

  • B.S. in Environmental Studies, Cornell University

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