Conservation Leadership Forum III - November 3-4, 2010
Instructor Biography: Mark Anderson
Mark provides science leadership, ecological analysis and landscape assessment tools for conservation efforts across eighteen states for The Nature Conservancy. He holds a Ph.D. in Ecology from University of New Hampshire where his researched focused on the viability and spatial assessment of ecological communities. He has worked as an ecologist for over 25 years, 18 with TNC. Mark is co-author of the National Vegetation Classification and has published numerous journal articles on biodiversity conservation and forest dynamics. His current research interests included ecological resilience and adaptation, disturbance processes, biophysical landscape properties and seafloor mapping. He manages a team of six scientists specializing in landscape ecology, aquatic biology, marine spatial planning and regional data management.