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Specialized Research Programs

Eastern Area Modeling Consortium

Eastern Area Modeling Consortium, Fire Weather & Air Quality Research

The Eastern Area Modeling Consortium (EAMC) is a multi-agency coalition of researchers, fire managers, air-quality managers, and natural resource managers at the Federal, State, and local levels working to

For more information, please contact Warren Heilman .

Environmental Literacy

[photo:] Students examining external symptoms on an ash log

The Northern Research Station’s Environmental Literacy Program is designed to integrate research results into educational programs and activities that provide the knowledge, skills, and motivation necessary for citizens to make responsible environmental choices.

For more information, please contact Barbara McGuinness

Northern Forest Futures Project

[photo:] Colorful Fall foliage in mixed northern hardwoods

The Northern Forest Futures Project is a window on tomorrow’s forests, revealing how today’s trends and choices can change the future landscape of the Northeast and Midwest.  Using the latest inventory data and scientific projections, the Northern Forest Futures Project helps visualize what’s here today and what to expect tomorrow. Ultimately, this project informs decision-making about the sustainable management of public and private forests in the northern United States.

Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science

Northern Institute of Applied Carbon Science

The Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science (NIACS) is a collaborative effort among the Forest Service, universities, and forest industry to provide ecological, economic and social information that can be used to facilitate the development and implementation of forest adaptation and carbon management.

For more information, please contact Christopher Swanston.

National Inventory & Monitoring Applications Center

an image of inventory plots on an aerial photo

The mission of the National Inventory& Monitoring Applications Center (NIMACs) is to develop leading edge forest ecosystem monitoring methods and tools to help the Forest Inventory and Analysis Program (FIA) and other organizations monitor forests and ensure that results are compatible across the landscape. Methods and tools will be applied in the Northern States but will have national significance.

For more information, please contact Jim Westfall

Urban Field Stations

[image:] New York City Skyline

Urban Field Station staff foster collaboration and generate, deliver, and share science to sustain the health and diversity of natural systems and enhance community quality of life within the urban landscape. Northern Research Station has Urban Field Stations in


Last Modified: 03/06/2019