Forests 135012

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years experience as a Professional Forester and Research Forester specializing in the understanding and management of forests. I have additional expertise in environmental science. My expertise in professional forestry includes writing state permitted plans that describe how forests will be managed while protecting beneficial uses of water, forest health, wildlife, recreation, biodiversity, and aesthetics. My additional expertise in research forestry includes conducting independent, experimental research in the fields of forest ecology and silviculture. I am also experienced in regeneration and stand development following disturbances, optimization of harvests for productivity, inter-tree competition, and tree physiology. I have prior expert witness experience.

Biologist 415440

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience as a Biologist, Microscopist, and Imaging Specialist. My areas of expertise include Microbiology, Cell Biology, Plant Biology/Morphology, Insects, Evolution, and Ecology. I have experience in imaging equipment, sample fixation/preparation and imaging and analysis with light and electron microscopy (SEM, TEM), X-ray spectroscopy, imaging mass spectrometry (e.g., Nano-SIMS); scientific communications (reports, viewgraph presentations, etc.); dSLR photography. I also have experience with developing electron microscopy (EM) sample preparation methods, including cell/tissue fixation, cryo-sectioning, and immuno- labeling.

Plant Science 409833

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience as a biologist in the field of Botany and Plant Sciences. I am highly knowledgeable with general biology, identification of wood plants, plant taxonomy, and local flora. My research focuses on plant and microbial taxonomy, plant and microbial molecular systematic, freshwater ecology, evolution, biogeography, agal growth, and conservation biology. My other experience includes zooplankton diversity, hydroecological engineering, algal growth on sidewalk surfaces, and tree identification. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.