Mary Beth Adams
Mary Beth Adams is a Research Soil Scientist with the USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, located in Parsons, WVa, USA. She received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in forestry at Purdue University and a Ph.D. degree 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 100 manuscripts during her career and has served as an 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.
Biography Updated on 13 December 2011