Current Research Projects
Patch-burn grazing approaches to prairie restoration.
Leopold Center video
summarizing the patch-burn grazing project
Restoring prairie habitats
that have incurred biodiversity loss. For a book describing my research on this topics see
"The Prairie Builders: Reconstructing America's Lost Grasslands" by Sneed Collard
Montane Meadows and Climate Change
Testing the use of GIS and remote sensing data in predicting species distributions in montane meadows under present day and global climate change scenarios.
EPA Grant Summary
Press Release July, 2010
Synthesizing long-term species distribution data - for example see a web site for
Butterflies of Grand Teton National Park.
Global climate change and the
ISU Climate Science Program
Experimentally Simulating Climate Change Effects on Trophic Interactions in Montane Meadow Systems
I am a Co-PI on an NSF ADVANCE grant for Institutional Transformation. This project focuses on improving the recruitment and retention of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields at Iowa State University.
ISU ADVANCE Program
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