Fred Johnson, Dr.



Fred Johnson is a Research Wildlife Biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey's Wetland & Aquatic Research Center.
Dr. Johnson's principal interest is in the application of decision science to problems in natural resource management. He is particularly active in migratory bird management, with experience in problems of recreational and subsistence harvest, pest control, and habitat management. Dr. Johnson was instrumental in setting up the program of adaptive management that regulates waterfowl hunting in the U.S., and is assisting parties to the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) develop and implement similar programs in Europe. He holds a Ph.D. in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation from the University of Florida, and is an Honorary Associate Professor at Aarhus University in Denmark. Dr. Johnson's scientific expertise is mostly in the areas of population ecology, statistical inference, dynamic systems modelling, and optimal decision making