Shawn L Carter, Ph.D.

Shawn Carter is the Senior Scientist of the USGS National Climate Adaptation Science Center (NCASC), which manages the eight regional Department of the Interior Climate Adaptation Science Centers (CASCs). 


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.