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Ben West

Question Manager for AQUA-1 & AQUA-3

Current Position

Biologist, Office of Environmental Assessment, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, Atlanta Federal Center, 61 Forsyth Street, S.W., Atlanta, GA, 30303; 404-562-9643; west.ben@epa.gov. NEPA Coordinator responsible for reviewing all USDA Forest Service EISs/Land and Resource Management Plans.

Education

M.S. University of Tennessee, 1996 (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - Forest Ecology)
B.S. Furman University, 1990 (Biology)

Employment

1999 - present Biologist.  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, Atlanta, Georgia
1998 - 1999 Environmental Planner.  Arcadis Geraghty & Miller Inc., Atlanta, Georgia
1996 - 1998 Environmental Planner.  Turner Collie & Braden Inc., Austin, Texas
1996 Research Associate.  National Biological Service, Knoxville, Tennessee
1994 - 1996 Graduate Research Assistant.  University of Tennessee, Department of Forestry, Wildlife & Fisheries, Knoxville, Tennessee
1994 - 1996 Ecologist/NEPA Specialist.  PTRL Environmental Services, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
1990 - 1994 Environmental Planner.  Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Alexandria, Virginia

Publications

West, Benjamin E., and John C. Rennie.  1998.  Landscape Ecosystem Classification for the Mountain Highlands of the Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee.  In:  Proceedings of the Ninth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Clemson, South Carolina.  USDA Forest Service.

 

 

 
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