Shawn L Carter, Ph.D.

Shawn Carter is the Acting Director of the USGS Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center (NE CASC), one of the eight regional centers that form the National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Center Network.


Shawn's prior role was as 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.