Matthew Potts

Matthew Potts

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Dept of Environmental Science, Policy & Management
Phone
(510) 642-5580
Research Expertise and Interest
forest management, biofuels, plantation agriculture, land use planning, land use policy, biodiversity conservation, ecosystem services, tropical ecology, environmental economics
Research Description

Matthew has a broad interdisciplinary background with training in mathematics, ecology and economics with a BS from the University of Michigan and a PhD from Harvard University. He has extensive international experience conducting field research in tropical forests throughout the world. His varied research interests include spatial aspects of forest management and land-use planning as well as how human actions, values, and ethics affect biodiversity conservation.

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