About Anne's Work

An expert in global change ecology, wetlands, and water quality, Anne works to advance the understanding of climate change and its impacts on forest and grassland ecosystems, assess risks, and create restoration strategies. Anne has extensive experience developing indicators, assessments, performance measures, and models across a range of ecosystems and projects. She has facilitated multi-sector dialogues, promoted development and dissemination of innovative technologies that protect the environment, and worked to support federal and state monitoring programs and their development. Her scientific research has focused on carbon sequestration and nutrient cycling in wetlands. Anne is currently National Program Lead for Bioclimatology and Climate Change Research at the USDA Forest Service in Washington, DC. She has served as an Adjunct Professor in Environmental Sciences and Policy at Johns Hopkins University, and as a Program Director at the H.J. Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment, where she directed the Center's Chesapeake Bay Program and was a staff scientist on the State of the Nation's Ecosystems Project. She conducted postdoctoral research at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, and early in her career was a Research Associate at the Environmental Law Institute, where she was Editor of the National Wetlands Newsletter.