State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
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Dr. Timothy Volk, Department of Forest and Natural Resources Management, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry has over 25 years of experience working in the fields of forestry, agroforestry, short-rotation woody crops, bioenergy and phytoremediation in the Northeastern United States and West Africa. He is currently a senior research associate at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) in Syracuse, NY. He is responsible for a series of research projects focused on the development of shrub willow biomass cropping systems as a feedstock for bioproducts and bioenergy and the use of willow as an alternative cover for industrial waste sites. He is also actively involved in research and development of harvesting systems for short rotation woody crops and sustainability assessments of bioenergy systems, including life cycle assessments of willow biomass crops and woody biomass from forests. In addition he is working with landowners to support the expansion of short rotation woody crops in the northeast U.S. and assists companies and government agencies determine the availability of woody biomass from forests and short rotation woody crops.
Richard C. Smardon has lived and worked in Vermont, Massachusetts, Kentucky, Oregon and California before coming to the State University of New York's College of Environmental Science and Forestry. At SUNY/ESF he was recently appointed as a SUNY Distinguished Service Professor (2014). He has a Ph.D. in Environmental Planning from the University of California, Berkeley and a Masters in Landscape Architecture and Bachelors in Environmental Design from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has edited/written four books; The Future of Wetlands; Assessing Visual-Cultural Values (1983) with Allenheld-Osmun; Foundations for Visual Project Analysis (1986) with John Wiley and Sons; and The Legal Landscape: Guidelines for Environmental and Aesthetic Protection (1993) with Van Nostrand Rhinehold and Sustaining the World's Wetlands: Setting Policy and Resolving Conflicts with Springer Press, which focuses on the role of NGO's in international wetland management. He is working on a fifth book with four other co-authors to be entitled The New Energy Landscape: Preserving Scenic Values in Our Sustainable Future to be published by Routledge/Taylor and Francis. He created and maintains a web site for visual and landscape assessment references at http://www.esf.edu/via
He was appointed by the Governor of New York to the Great Lakes Basin Advisory Council in 1989 and is now chairing the council. He has serves on several editorial boards including Landscape and Urban Planning, Water, and International Journal of Environmental Sciences. He is also the book editor for the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. His major areas of expertise include landscape assessment and management, wetland assessment and mitigation, environmental management/citizen participation, law and aesthetics, ecotourism and heritage resource management, and energy sustainability planning implementation.