Kristiina Vogt

University of Washington, USA

Kristiina Vogt is currently a Professor of ecosystem management and a Cocoordinator of Forest Systems and Bio-Energy Program, University of Washington, Wash, USA, and the Vice-President for Bioenergy, Interforest LLC and Chair, Renewal LLC. She was born in Turku, Finland. She obtained the Professor rank at Yale University, where she was appointed the Margaret K. Musser Professor of Forest Ecology. Moreover, she has an M.S. degree with honors in the Arts from Yale. In 2000, she joined the College of Forest Resources at the University of Washigton as a Dean and a Professor, and continued in her capacity as a Professor. Vogt has conducted research in Iceland, Malaysia, Mexico, Brazil, Belize, Indonesia, Alaska, and Puerto Rico as well as within USA. Professor Vogt has authored or coauthored seven books and published over 130 refereed articles ranging from global forest carbon budgets, the role of species in conservation, nutrient cycling, invasive species, restoration, ecosystem-based assessments including human values and nonhuman constraints and bioenergy by linking biomass to produce transportation fuels and electricity. Her latest book entitled Forests and Society. Last year, Vogt's Sustainability and Life Cycles of Forests in Human Landscapes was published by CABI International, UK.

Biography Updated on 16 September 2008

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