Understanding complex responses of the terrestrial biosphere to rising atmospheric CO2, climate change, & land-use change across temporal & spatial scales through application of satellite observations, field network data, & ecosystem process models
Currently designing a course on Ecological Climatology, an interdisciplinary framework that combines aspects of ecology and climatology to improve understanding of how natural- and human-driven changes in vegetation affect the climate system.
PhD, 2013, University of Montana, Missoula, MT
MSc, 2008, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
BSc, 2005, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC