Research Staff, Oak Ridge National Lab
Supervising Faculty: Virginia Dale
Esther Parish is a Bredesen Center PhD student and a part-time permanent Researcher for Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Environmental Sciences Division. Esther investigates ways to define and measure progress toward ‘sustainable’ bioenergy systems. For her dissertation research, Esther is using her background in geography and quantitative landscape ecology to assess the potential effects of increased EU wood pellet demand (as a replacement for coal) on SE US forest systems.
PhD in Energy Science and Engineering - University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Master of Science in Geography – University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Bachelor of Science in Geology & Geophysics – Yale University
Google Scholar profile: Esther Parish