Alison Boyer
Academic Editor

Alison G Boyer


Research scientist in the Environmental Sciences Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Chief Scientist of the ORNL Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) since 2016. The ORNL DAAC provides data management, curation, and data disimmenation for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Terrestrial Ecology Program.

Joint Faculty Assistant Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

General research interests: global change ecology, biogeography, and biodiversity. Her research uses remote sensing data, machine learning, and other data science tools to understand the past and present interactions between human societies and ecological communities.

Biodiversity Biogeochemistry Biogeography Biosphere Interactions Climate Change Biology Conservation Biology Coupled Natural & Human Systems Data Science Ecology Environmental Sciences Spatial & Geographic Information Science

Work details

Research Scientist

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
January 2014
Environmental Sciences

Joint ORNL / Adjunct Faculty

University of Tennessee - Knoxville
September 2009
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology


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