Anthony D'Amato

NE CASC Principal Investigator
Professor of Silviculture and Applied Forest Ecology

Consortium Institution: 

University of Vermont


University of Vermont


B.S.: Forest Ecosystem Science, University of Maine, Orono, ME, 2000
M.S.: Forest Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 2002
Ph.D.: Forest Resources, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 2006



Associate Professor and Forestry Program Chair—Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont (January 2015-present)
Adjunct Professor—Department of Forest Resources, University of Minnesota (January 2015-present)
Charles Bullard Fellow—Harvard Forest, Harvard University (June 2014-December 2014)
Associate Professor, Department of Forest Resources, University of Minnesota, September 2012 to December 2014
Assistant Professor, Department of Forest Resources, University of Minnesota, August 2007 to August 2012
Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Massachusetts, December 2006 to August 2007
Research Assistant, Harvard Forest, Harvard University/University of Massachusetts, September 2002 to November 2006

Research Interests: 

  • Development  of adaptation  and mitigation strategies for managed and natural landscapes
  • Climate impacts on land-use and land cover change in the upper Great Lakes region
  • Ecological vulnerability of terrestrial ecosystems and species response to climate variability and change

Subject areas

  • Boreal forest ecosystems, temperate forest ecosystems,  sustainable forestry, dendrochronology, ecosystem modeling, renewable energy, climate adaptation science, plant community ecology and dynamics, disturbance ecology


 Temperate and boreal forests • adaptive management • silviculture • forest disturbance

Recent Publications

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D’Amato, A. (2014).  The Stand Against Climate Change. International Innovation. 10-12.
Bradford, J. B., & D’Amato A. (2012).  Recognizing trade-offs in multi-objective land management. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 10, 210 - 216.