Mary S. Booth, Ph.D.

Dr. Booth received her Bachelor’s and Masters’ degrees at the University of Massachusetts, and her doctoral degree in Ecology at Utah State University, focusing on biogeochemistry and plant ecophysiology. She completed postdoctoral fellowships at the Ecosystems Center at the Woods Hole Biological Laboratory and the Earth Institute at Columbia University.  She currently directs PFPI’s science and advocacy work on greenhouse gas, air pollutant, and forest impacts of biomass energy.

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