Root and soil ecology
Faculty in the Ecology graduate program with research interests in Root and soil ecology
David MortensenStudies the ecology (dispersal and establishment) and management of weedy and invasive plants. The group conducts research and develops policy on sustainable approaches to invasive plantmanagement in forested and agroecosystems.
Professor of Weed Ecology / Biology
Erica SmithwickLandscape and ecosystem ecology. Disturbance ecology & disturbance synergies. Ecosystem simulation models. Climate change and ecosystem carbon storage. Fire and soil nitrogen. Microbial community composition and function. Spatial statistics.
Assistant Professor of Geography