photo Esther Parish

Esther S. Parish

Landscape Ecology & Regional Analysis Group
Environmental Sciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6407
Phone:  (865)241-3118
Fax:  (865)576-3989
parishes@ornl.gov

Professional Interests

Esther Parish is an earth scientist specializing in geographic information systems (GIS) analysis of bioenergy sustainability, land use change, and climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability (IAV).

Education

  • M.S., Geography (Physical), University of Tennessee, 2002. Thesis: Linking Channel Instability to Urbanization in the Upper Beaver Creek Watershed of Knox County
  • B.S., Geology & Geophysics, Yale University, 1994. Thesis: Low Temperature Pressure-Solution Deformation, Volume Strain and Cleavage Formation in a Neogene Subduction Zone