OFFICE of SURFACE MINING
RECLAMATION and ENFORCEMENT

U.S. Department of the Interior

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APPALACHIAN REGIONAL REFORESTATION INITIATIVE


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US FOREST SERVICE RESEARCH

US Forest Service logoDr. Mary Beth Adams is a Supervisory Soil Scientist and Project Leader at the USDA Forest Service, Fernow Experimental Forest, Northeastern Research Station in Parsons, WV.  She received her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Forestry at Purdue University, and a Ph.D. in Soil Science and Forestry at North Carolina State University.   Her research interests, experience, and expertise are in the areas of soil science, forest ecology, watershed research and ecophysiology.  Her current research includes long-term ecological research examining sustainable forest ecosystems in the central Appalachians, artificial watershed acidification and nutrient cycling, and air pollution effects on forests.  Dr. Adams has published more than 60 manuscripts during her career, and has served as associate editor for the Journal of Environmental Quality, Forest Science, and Forestry journals, in addition to providing her expertise as a member of the Science and Technical Committee of the Chesapeake Bay Program, the West Virginia Agriculture and Forestry Experiment Station Advisory Committee, the MeadWestvaco Wildlife and Ecosystem Research Forest, among others.

For more information about surface mine reforestation research at the USDA Forest Service, please contact:

Dr. Mary Beth Adams
USDA Forest Service
Timber and Watershed Laboratory
Parsons, WV 26287
Telephone: 304-478-2000, X-130
E-mail: mbadams@fs.fed.us

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