David Y. Hollinger

Director, USDA Northeast Regional Climate Hub

David Hollinger is the Director of the Northeast Regional Climate Hub, a USDA effort to provide state-specific climate change scientific information and tools for adapting to climate and weather variability to farmers, foresters, and land managers. He also leads the Climate, Fire, and Carbon Cycle Sciences group at the US Forest Service Northern Research Station which includes the NIACS group specializing in forest adaptation outreach.  Dave holds a Ph.D. in Physiological Ecology from the Department of Biological Sciences at Stanford University. Prior to joining the Forest Service in 1994, Dave was the Team Leader of the Biophysical Processes Group at LandCare Research, New Zealand.  He was the founding Chair of the AmeriFlux network of carbon dioxide and water vapor measurement sites and continues research on how climate affects ecosystem metabolism at the Howland, Bartlett, and Duke Forest AmeriFlux sites.