Affiliated Researchers: Ecosystems

Affiliates are Penn Staters who have a connection to or an interest in the work of the Institutes of Energy and the Environment.

Displaying 46 search result(s) for Ecosystems.

Jesse Kreye


Assistant Research Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management
Top research keywords: Fire Behavior, Flammability, Litter, Forest Litter, Fuels (fire Ecology)

Sarah Ivory


Assistant Professor, Geosciences
Top research keywords: Holocene, Vegetation, Pollen, Climate, Africa

Charles Andrew Cole


Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture
Top research keywords: Wetlands, Wetland, Hydrology, Floodplains, Mitigation

Linghao Zhong


Professor of Chemistry, Penn State Mont Alto
Top research keywords: Cellulose, Soil, Simulation, Trichoderma, Molecular Dynamics Simulation

Erika Machtinger


Assistant Professor, Entomology
Top research keywords: Musca Domestica, Diptera, Ticks, Muscidae, Stomoxys Calcitrans

Iliana Baums


Professor, Biology
Top research keywords: Anthozoa, Corals, Coral, Acropora Palmata, Coral Reefs

Larry Gorenflo


Eleanor R. Stuckeman Chair in Design and Professor, Landscape Architecture
Top research keywords: Mexico, Prehispanic, Settlement Pattern, Micronesia, World Heritage Site

Laura Leites


Associate Research Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management
Top research keywords: Climate, Pseudotsuga Menziesii, Pinus Ponderosa, Provenance, Oak

Estelle Couradeau


Assistant Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management
Top research keywords: Cyanobacteria, Carbonates, Soil, Lakes, Soil Crust

Robert D. Shannon


Associate Professor, Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Top research keywords: Peatland, Methane, Peatlands, Settling Tanks, Animal Manures

Ken Tamminga


Distinguished Professor, Landscape Architecture
Top research keywords: Rivers, River, Learning, Climate Change, Sustainable Development

Andrew Warner



Top research keywords: River, Rivers, Prescription, Freshwater Conservation, Planning

Antonia Hadjimichael


Assistant Professor, Geosciences
Top research keywords: Vulnerability, Shadow Pricing, Water Resources, River Basin, Predator Prey Systems

Daniel Allen


Assistant Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management
Top research keywords: Rivers, River, Mussels, Freshwater Mussels, Biodiversity

Erica Smithwick


Professor, Geography
Top research keywords: Ecosystems, Pinus Contorta Var. Latifolia, Nitrogen, Pine, Carbon Sinks

Margot Kaye


Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management
Top research keywords: Fire History, Deciduous Forests, Pinus Ponderosa, Climate, Rocky Mountain Region

Kenneth Davis


Professor, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
Top research keywords: Boundary Layer, Carbon, Carbon Dioxide, Troposphere, Ecosystems

Rebecca Bliege Bird


Professor, Anthropology
Top research keywords: Hunting, Hunters, Foraging, Desert, Deserts

Jason Kaye


Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management
Top research keywords: Cover Crops, Soil, Cover Crop, Pinus Ponderosa, Nitrogen

Bradley Cardinale


Department Head and Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management
Top research keywords: Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Species Richness, Biomass, Species Diversity

Carolyn Lowry


Assistant Professor, Plant Science
Top research keywords: Cover Crops, Rye, Weeds, Vicia, Tillage

John Tooker


Professor, Entomology
Top research keywords: Insect, Herbivores, Insecta, Neonicotinoid Pesticide, Gall

Alejandra Domic


Post Doctoral Scholar in Paleoethnobotany

Armen Kemanian


Professor, Plant Science
Top research keywords: Corn, Maize, Crop, Crops, Soil Organic Carbon

David Eissenstat


Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management
Top research keywords: Fine Roots, Soil, Citrus, Fine Root, Vitis

William Easterling


Professor, Geography
Top research keywords: Climate Change, Crop, Climate, Erosion Productivity Impact Calculator, Maize

Tyler Groh


Assistant Research Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management
Top research keywords: Nitrates, Denitrification, Drainage, Nitrate, Buffer Solution

C. Alan Rotz



Top research keywords: Farms, Medicago Sativa, Manure, Dairy Farming, Silage

Michela Centinari


Associate Professor, Plant Science
Top research keywords: Vines, Vineyards, Vitis, Cover Crops, Fruit

Robert Nicholas


Associate Research Professor, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute
Top research keywords: Climate Change, Climate, Climate Modeling, Flood Protection, Downscaling

Paola C. Ferreri


Associate Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management
Top research keywords: Salvelinus Namaycush, Lake, Great Lakes, Salvelinus Fontinalis, Salmo Trutta

Travis Flohr


Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture
Top research keywords: Students, Learning, Oral Communication, Student, Verbal Communication

Heather Karsten


Associate Professor, Plant Science
Top research keywords: Corn, Dairies, Forage, Grazing, No-tillage

Xianzeng Niu


Research Associate, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute
Top research keywords: Shale Gas, Natural Gas, Sulfates, Gas, Groundwater

Jayson K. Harper


Professor, Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education
Top research keywords: Milk Production, Conservation Tillage, Apples, Growers, Corn

Mary Barbercheck


Professor, Entomology
Top research keywords: Cover Crops, Entomopathogenic Nematodes, Tillage, Soil, Corn

Kathryn Brasier


Professor, Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education
Top research keywords: Farm, Farmer, Shale Gas, Agriculture, Shale

Alan Taylor


Professor, Geography
Top research keywords: Fire Regime, Fire Severity, Coniferous Forests, Cascade Mountain Region, Mixed Forests

Sjoerd W. Duiker


Professor, Plant Science
Top research keywords: No-tillage, Cover Crops, Corn, Tillage, Soil

Amber Stilwell


Coastal Outreach Specialist, Pennsylvania Sea Grant