Daniel Neary is a Science Team Leader and a Research Soil Scientist, Southwest Watershed Team, Air, Water and Aquatic Environments Science Program, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Flagstaff, Ariz, USA. He received his B.S. degree in forest management, M.S. degree in forest ecology, and Ph.D. degree in forest soils and hydrology, all from Michigan State University, Mich, USA. He was a National Research Advisory Council Postdoctoral Fellow at the Forest Research Institute, Rotorua, New Zealand, from 1974 to1978, and a McMaster Research Fellow with CSIRO Australia in Hobart, Tasmania, in 2009. Moreover, he has worked for the U.S. Forest Service Research and Development since 1978 in North Carolina, Florida, and Arizona. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University, and the University of Florida. He was on the Board of the Soil Science Society of America for 6 years and is now a Member of the International Association of Wildland Fire Board. His main research emphasis is on the watershed-scale effects of prescribed fire and wildfires on soils and water resources. He also has been active in several International Energy Agency Bioenergy Tasks studying and synthesizing the effects of intensive forest bioenergy programs on soil and water resources.
Biography Updated on 12 December 2011