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Dr. Miriam Johnston

Global Change Ecologist | PhD, Harvard University

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Dr. Johnston is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, where she is working as a member of the Western Fire and Forest Resilience Collaborative to develop a predictive understanding of post-wildfire forest regeneration in the topographically and hydrologically complex landscapes of central Colorado.

Miriam holds a PhD in ecosystem ecology from Harvard University, where she received a NASA fellowship to integrate thermal remote sensing data with the Ecosystem Demography terrestrial biosphere model. She holds an MS in ecology from the University of Maryland and a BA in conservation biology from Middlebury College.