Mark Johnston

Mark Johnston
Environment
Job Title
Distinguished Scientist

Dr. Mark Johnston is a Distinguished Scientist in SRC’s Environment Division. He has worked at SRC since 2001 in the areas of forest ecology and climate change. Most recently, he helped lead a national study on the vulnerability of Canada’s forest sector to the impacts of climate change. He continues to work with the forest industry and government to assist them in understanding climate change impacts and how they can adapt to these changes.

Posts by this Author

Boreal Wetland Complex (part of the project study area)
January 27, 2017
written by Mark Johnston
We know that wetlands, both in Canada and globally, store huge amounts of carbon. While we understand it’s important to store carbon, reduce CO2 emissions and mitigate climate change, we’re also aware that we need a greater understanding of how best to measure the carbon stored in wetlands.
leaning trees in an Alaskan forest
January 21, 2014
written by Mark Johnston
Canada’s massive expanse of boreal forest – three million square kilometers – is undergoing a serious transformation due to climate change. A group of Canadian forest scientists is investigating the impacts and published its findings.