Senior Scientist | Temperate Program Coordinator
Smithsonian Institution's Forest Global Earth Observatory
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
P.O. Box 28, Edgewater, MD 21307-0028
Ph. (443) 482-2262 e-mail: email@example.com
|B. A.||Honors degree in Liberal Arts, University of Texas, Austin, Special honors awarded,||1992.|
|M. A.||Anglo-Irish Literature, University College Dublin||1993.|
|M. S.||Statistics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Department of Statistics||2006.|
|Ph. D.||Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology||2007.|
January 2011 – present. Staff Ecologist, Temperate Forest Program Coordinator. Smithsonian Institution Global Earth Observatory, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center.
March 2009 – present. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Center for Tropical Forest Science, and Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Synthetic modeling of CTFS network census data, temperate and tropical forest sites. Post-doctoral fellow.
2006-2009. Duke University. Post-doctoral researcher with James S. Clark. Nicholas School of the Environment. Individual-based simulator of forest population dynamics.
Janík, David, Král, Kamil, Adam, Dusan, Hort, Libor, Samonil, Pavel, Unar, Pavel, Vrska, Tomás, and McMahon, Sean M. 2016. Tree spatial patterns of Fagus sylvatica expansion over 37years. Forest Ecology and Management.
Král K., Shue J., Vrska T., Gonzalez-Akre E.B., Parker G., McShea W.J., McMahon S.M. (in review) Fine-scale patch mosaic of developmental stages in North-East American secondary temperate forests - the European perspective. European Journal of Forest Research.
Needham, J., C. Merow, N. Butt, Y. Malhi, T. R. Marthews, M.Morecroft and S. M. McMahon. 2016. Forest community response to invasive pathogens: the case of ash dieback in a British woodland. Journal of Ecology. 104:315-330. Griffith, A., Salguiero-Gomez, R., Merow, C., McMahon, SM. 2016. Demography beyond the population. Journal of Ecology.104:271-280.
Metcalf, C.J.E., Ellner, S.P., Childs, D.Z., McMahon, S.M., Merow, C., Jongejans, E., Salguero-Gomez, R. and Rees, M. 2015 Statistical modelling of annual variation for inference on stochastic population dynamics using Integral Projection Models Methods. Ecology and Evolution 6 1007-1017
Anderson-Teixeira, Kristina, McGarvey, Jennifer C., Muller-Landau, Helene C., Park, Janice Y., Gonzalez-Akre, Erika, Herrmann, Valentine, Bennett, Amy C., So, Christopher V., Bourg, Norman A., Thompson, Jonathan R., McMahon, Sean M. and McShea, William J. 2015. Size-related scaling of tree form and function in a mixed-age forest. Functional Ecology, (forthcoming). doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12470
Visser, Marco, McMahon, S. M, Merow, C., Dixon, P., Record, S., and Jongejans, E. 2015. Speeding up ecological and evolutionary computations in R: essentials of high performance computing for biologists. PLoS Computational Biology. 11(3): e1004140. DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004140
McMahon, SM, and Parker, GG. 2015. A general model of intra-annual tree growth using dendrometer bands. Ecology and Evolution, 5(2): 243–254. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1117.
Anderson-Teixeira KJ, Davies, SJ, Bennett, AC, Gonzalez-Akre, EB, Muller-Landau, HC, Wright, SJ, Abu Salim, K, Almeyda Zambrano, AM, Alonso,A, Baltzer, JL, Basset, Y, Bourg, NA, Broadbent, EN , Brockelman, WY, Bunyavejchewin, S, Burslem, DFRP, Butt, N, Cao, M, Cardenas, D, Chuyong, GB, Clay, K, Cordell, S, Dattaraja, HS, Deng, X, Detto, D, Du, X, Duque, A, Erikson, DL, Ewango, CEN, Fischer, GA, Fletcher, C, Foster, RB, Giardina, CP, Gilbert, GS, Gunatilleke, N, Gunatilleke, S, Hao, Z, Hargrove, WW, Hart, TB, Hau, BCH, He, F, Hoffman, FM, Howe, RW, Hubbell, SP, Inman-Narahari, FM, Jansen, PA, Jiang, M, Johnson, DJ, Kanzaki, M, Kassim, AR, Kenfack, D, Kibet, S, Kinnaird, MF, Korte, L, Kral, K, Kumar, J, Larson, AJ, Li, Y, Li, X, Liu, S, Lum, SKY, Lutz, JA, Ma, K, Maddalena, DM, Makana, JR, Malhi, Y, Marthews, T, Mat Serudin, R, McMahon, SM, McShea, WJ, Memiaghe, HR, Mi, X, Mizuno, T, Morecroft, M, Myers, JA, Novotny, V, Oliveira, AA de, Ong, PS, Orwig, DA, Ostertag, R, Ouden, J d, Parker, GG, Phillips, RP, Sack, L, Sainge, MN, Sang,W, Sri-ngernyuang, K, Sukumar, R, Sun, IF, Sungpalee,W, Suresh, HS, Tan, S, Thomas, SC, Thomas, DW, Thompson, J, Turner, BL, Uriarte, M, Valencia, R, Vallejo, MI, Vicentini, V, Vr?ka, T, Wang, X, Wang, X, Weiblen, G, Wolf, A, Xu, H, Yap, S, Zimmerman, J. 2014. CTFS-ForestGEO: a worldwide network monitoring forests in an era of global change. Global Change Biology. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12712
Sexton, J.O., P. Noojipady, A. Anand, Z.-P. Song, C. Huang, S.M. McMahon, M. Feng, S. Channan, J.R. Townshend. 2015. A model for the propagation of uncertainty from continuous estimates of tree cover to categorical forest cover and change. Remote Sensing of Environment 156 (2015) 418–425
McMahon, SM, Daniel P. Bebber, Nathalie Butt, Martha Crockatt, Geoffrey R. Parker, Terhi Riutta, Eleanor Slade. In Press. Effect of management history and fragmentation on canopy structure in secondary temperate forests. Forest Ecology and Management.
Král, Kamil, David Janík, Dušan Adam, Sean M. McMahon and Tomáš Vrška (In Press). Patch mosaic of developmental stages in central European natural forests along an elevation and vegetation gradient. Journal of European Forestry.
Merow, C., A. M. Latimer, A. Wilson, S. M. McMahon, A. Rebelo, J. A. Silander Jr. Demographically driven distribution models: Advantages of using integral projection models to incorporate demography into species distribution models. Ecography, In Press. Merow, C., M. Smith, T. Edwards, A. Guisan, S. M. McMahon, S. Normand, W. Thuiller, R. Wüest, N. Zimmermann, J. Elith. (in press). Back to the basics of species distribution modeling: what do we learn from simple versus complex models? Ecography.
Merow, C., J. Dahlgren, C.J.E. Metcalf, D. Childs, M.E.K. Evans, E. Jongejans, S. Record, M. Rees, R. Salguero-Gómez, S. M. McMahon. 2014. A user’s guide to advances in demography with integral projection models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5: 99-110. McMahon, SM, and Parker, GG. In Press. A general model of intra-annual tree growth using dendrometer bands. Ecology and Evolution.
Réjou-Méchain, M., H. C. Muller-Landau, M. Detto, S. C. Thomas, T. Le Toan, S. S. Saatchi, N. A. Bourg, S. Bunyavejchewin, N. Butt, W. Y. Brockelman, M. Cao, D. Cárdenas, J.-M. Chiang, G. B. Chuyong, K. Clay, R. Condit, H. S. Dattaraja, S. J. Davies, A. Duque, S. Esufali, C. Ewango, S. Fernando, C. D. Fletcher, I. A. U. N. Gunatilleke, Z. Hao, K. E. Harms, T. B. Hart, B. Hérault, R. W. Howe, S. P. Hubbell, D. J. Johnson, D. Kenfack, A. J. Larson, L. Lin, Y. Lin, J. A. Lutz, J. - R. Makana, Y. Malhi, T. R. Marthews, R. W. McEwan, S. M. McMahon, W. J. McShea, R. Muscarella, A. Nathalang, N. S. M. Noor, C. J. Nytch, A. A. Oliveira, R. P. Phillips, N. Pongpattananurak, R. Punchi-Manage, R. Salim, J. Schurman, J. S. B. Silva, R. Sukumar, H. S. Suresh, U. Suwanvecho, D. W. Thomas, J. Thompson, M. Uríarte, R. Valencia, A. Vicentini, A. T. Wolf, S. Yap, Z. Yuan, C. E. Zartman, J. K. Zimmerman, and J. Chave. 2014. Local spatial structure of forest biomass and its consequences for remote sensing of carbon stocks. Biogeosciences Discuss. 11, 5711-5742.
Chisholm, Ryan A., Helene C. Muller-Landau, K. Abd. Rahman, Daniel P. Bebber, Yue Bin, Stephanie A. Bohlman, Norman A. Bourg, Joshua Brink7, Sarayudh Bunyavejchewin, Nathalie Butt, Honglin Cao, Min Cao, Dairon Cárdenas, Li-Wan Chang, Jyh-Min Chiang, George Chuyong, Richard Condit, H. S. Dattaraja, Stuart Davies, Alvaro Duque, Christine Fletcher, C. V. S. Gunatilleke, I. A. U. Nimal Gunatilleke, Zhanqing Hao, Rhett D. Harrison, Robert Howe, Chang-Fu Hsieh, Stephen P. Hubbell1, Akira Itoh, David Kenfack, Somboon Kiratiprayoon, Andrew J. Larson, Juyu Lian, Dunmei Lin, Haifeng Liu, James A. Lutz, Keping Ma, Yadvinder Malhi, Sean McMahon, William McShea, Madhava Meegaskumbura, S. Mohd. Razman, Michael D. Morecroft, Christopher J. Nytch, Alexandre Oliveira, Geoffrey G. Parker, Sandeep Pulla, Ruwan Punchi-Manage, Hugo Romero-Saltos, Weiguo Sang, Jon Schurman, Sheng-Hsin Su, Raman Sukumar, I-Fang Sun, H. S. Suresh, Sylvester Tan, Duncan Thomas, Sean Thomas, Jill Thompson, Renato Valencia, Amy Wolf, Sandra Yap, Wanhui Ye, Zuoqiang Yuan, Jess K. Zimmerman. 2013. Scale-dependent relationships between tree species richness and ecosystem function in forests. Journal of Ecology.
Metcalf, CJE, Sean M. McMahon, R. Salguero-Gómez and E. Jongejans. 2013. IPMpack: an R package for Integral Projection Models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 4 (2), 195-200. doi: 10.1111/2041-210x.12001.
Stark, S C., et al. (McMahon, S. M.). 2012. Large Amazon forest carbon dynamics predicted by profiles of canopy leaf area and light environment. Ecology Letters.
Jean-Remy Makana, Corneille N. Ewango, Richard Condit, Sean M. McMahon, Sean C. Thomas, Terese B. Hart, Richard Condit. (2011). Trends of forest change in monodominant and mixed Central African old-growth. Journal of Tropical Ecology.
McMahon, S. M., Harrison, S. P., Armbruster, W. S., Bartlein, P.J., Beale, C, Edwards, M. E., Kattge, J, Midgley, G,Morin, X, and Prentice, I C. (2011). Improving assessments of climate-change impacts on global biodiversity. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. Vol. 26, No. 5, 249-259
McMahon, S. M, C.J.E. Metcalf, and C. Woodall. (2011). High-dimensional coexistence of temperate tree species: functional traits, demographic rates, life-history stages, and their physical context. PLoS ONE.
Salk, C. F. and S. M. McMahon. (2010). Trait-environment interactions explain sprouting patterns in tropical tree species. Oecologia. Volume 166, Number 2, 485-492.
McMahon, S. M., Parker, G. G., Miller, D. R. 2010. Evidence for a recent increase in forest growth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 107:3611 -3615.
Canning-Clode, J., Maloney, K. O., McMahon, S. M. and Wahl, M. 2010. Expanded view on the local-regional richness relationship by incorporating functional richness and time-a large scale perspective. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 19:875 -885.
Clark, James S., D. Bell, C. Chu, B. Courbaud, M. Dietze, M. Hersh, J. HilleRisLambers, I. Ibáñez, S. LaDeau, S. M. McMahon, J. Metcalf, J. Mohan, E. Moran, L. Pangle, S. Pearson, C. Salk, Z. Shen, D. Valle, P. Wyckoff. 2010. High dimensional coexistence based on individual variation: a synthesis of evidence. Ecological Monographs.
Metcalf, C.J.E., McMahon, S.M., and Clark, J.S. 2009. Modeling tree mortality as a non-parametric function of diameter and growth, with prior weights on mortality of large trees. Canad. J. Forest. Res. 39: 1677 -1687.
McMahon, S. M., M. C. Dietze, M. H. Hersh, E. V. Moran, and J. S. Clark. 2009. A predictive framework to understand forest responses to global change. The Year in Ecology and Conservation Biology. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1162: 221 -236.
McMahon, S. M. and C. J. E. Metcalf. 2008. Transient sensitivities of non-indigenous shrub species indicate complicated invasion dynamics. Biological invasions. 10(6): 833-846.
Thompson, S., G. Katul, and S. M. McMahon. 2008. Dispersal strategy confines spatial organization of biomass in arid and semi-arid ecosystems. Water Resources Research. Loarie, S. R., B. E. Carter, K. Hayhoe, S. M. McMahon, R. Moe, C. A. Knight, D. D. Ackerly. 2008. Climate Change and the Future of California's Endemic Flora. PLoS ONE 3(6).
McMahon, S. M. and J. M. Diez. 2007. Scales of association: hierarchical linear models and the measurement of ecological systems. Ecology Letters. 10(6):437-452. McMahon, S. M. 2005. Quantifying the community: using Bayesian Learning Networks to find structure and conduct inference in invasions biology. Biological Invasions 7(5):833-844
Starzomski, B.M., B. J. Cardinale, J.A. Dunne, M. J. Hillery, C.A. Holt, M. A. Krawchuk, M., Lage, S. M. McMahon, and M. C. Melnychuk. 2004. Contemporary visions of progress in ecology, and thoughts for the future. Ecology and Society. 9(1). McMahon, S. M. and M. W. Cadotte. 2002. Complexity and Conservation: an ecological perspective. Bioscience 52:460-461.
Vazquez, D. P., S. M. McMahon, N. Z. Muth, and M. D. Collins. 2002. Review of The Unified Neutral Theory of Biodiversity and Biogeography by Stephen P. Hubbell. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 269(2):249-250.
McMahon, S. M., K. H. Miller, and J. Drake. 2001. Networking tips for social scientists and ecologists. Science 293:1604-1605.
Visser, Marco, McMahon, S. M, Merow, C.; Dixon, P., Record, S., and Jongejans, E. (In Review). Speeding up ecological and evolutionary computations in R: essentials of high performance computing for biologists. PLoS Computational Biology.
McMahon, S.M., E. Jongejans, R. Salguero-Gómez, C. Merow, C. J. E. Metcalf. Assessing tree growth models for use in life history projections. In revision.
Metcalf, C.J.E., S.P. Ellner, D.Z. Childs, R. Salguero-Gomez, C. Merow, S.M. McMahon, E. Jongejans, M. Rees. Modeling annual variation for stochastic Integral Projection Models.
Merow, C., M.E.K. Evans, B. Anderegg , B.J. Enquist, M.E.K. Evans, S.M. McMahon. Decoupling of occurrence, abundance, biomass, growth and survival in response to climate in Western US Forests.
Salguero-Gómez R., E. Jongejans, C.J.E. Metcalf, S. McMahon, C. Merow, Y. Buckley, P. Zuidema, B.B. Casper. Experimental increase of late-season precipitation stimulates population growth rate in a desert perennial several years later.
Cadotte, M. W., McMahon, S. M., and Fukami, T. 2006. Conceptual Ecology and Invasions Biology: reciprocal approaches to nature. Springer-Verlag. Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
Clark, J. S. and D. Bell, M. Dietze, M. Hersh, I. Ibanez, S. LaDeau, S. M. McMahon, J. Metcalf, E. Moran, L. Pangle, and M. Wolosin. Models for demography of plant populations. Handbook of Bayesian Analysis, edited by Tony OHagan and Mike West.
McMahon, S. M., M. W. Cadotte, and T. Fukami, 2006. Tracking the tractable: using invasions to guide the exploration of conceptual ecology In: M.W. Cadotte, S. M. McMahon and T Fukami (eds.). Conceptual Ecology and Invasions Biology: reciprocal approaches to nature. Springer-Verlag Academic Academic Press. Dordrecht, The Netherlands.-
Cadotte, M. W., S. M., McMahon, and T. Fukami 2006. Linking spatially dependent processes in invasions. In: In: M.W. Cadotte, S. M. McMahon and T Fukami (eds.). Conceptual Ecology and Invasions Biology: reciprocal approaches to nature. Springer-Verlag. Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
McMahon, S. M. March 2014. Tree time: How temporal scale frames forest response to climate change, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Johns Hopkins University, Maryland.
McMahon, S. M. November 2013. Modeling tree growth for projections and physiological inference. Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona, Tuscon.
McMahon, S. M. March 2013. Physiological phenology: what seasons mean to trees. Indiana University, Bloomington, IA.
McMahon, S. M. May 2012. Tyson Research Center. Life of Trees: an introduction to growth and survival in forests. Washington University, St. Louis, MI.
McMahon, S. M. April 2012. Now-casting forests in a changing world. University of Arizona. McMahon, S. M. February 2012. The physiology of phenology: what seasons mean to trees.
McMahon, S. M. February 2012. The physiology of phenology: what seasons mean to trees. University of Maryland-Baltimore County.
McMahon, S. M. June 2012. The physiology of phenology: interpreting seasons of forests. George Washington University.
McMahon, S. M. Climate change threats to forest biodiversity: from evidence to prediction. December, 2010. National Museum of Natural History.
McMahon, S. M. Transient dynamics of temperate forests: Scaling from trees to the forest and back. December, 2010. Harvard University.
McMahon, S. M. Changing forests in a changing world. June, 2010. Nicolet National Forest Breeding Bird Survey.
McMahon, S. M. Scaling from trees to the forest and back: inferring changes in temperate forests. April, 2010. Department of Biology Ecolunch speaker at the University of Pennsylvania.
McMahon, S. M. Combining chronosequence and census data shows recent accelerated growth of temperate forest stands. February 2010. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Panama City, Panama.
McMahon, S. M., J. S. Clark. Movement of forest species. September, 2009. Workshop on biodiversity and climate change. Kew Gardens, London, England.
McMahon, S. M. Structured variance and the coexistence of forest tree species. December, 2008. Invited lecture at the Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France.
McMahon, S. M. The future of forests: statistical and computational challenges of predicting large-scale biological systems. October, 2008. Math-Biology Series. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
McMahon, S. M., J. Metcalf, and J. Drake. December, 2006. The collision of systems: shifting the conceptual framework of invasion biology. Biology, Ecology and Management of World's Worst Plant Invasive Species. University of Delhi, India.
McMahon, S. M. June, 2004. Using machine learning to learn nature: Bayesian learning networks and inference in invasions biology. Conference on Computational and Mathematical Population Dynamics. Trento, Italy.
McMahon, S. M. 2003. Gaps, herbs, and insects: community structure in an old-growth southern Appalachian forest. Evolution and Behavior Seminars, Knoxville, TN.
I am an Associate Editor at Methods in Ecology and Evolution and have reviewed articles for Ecology, Ecology Letters, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Journal of Ecology, Ecological Applications, Nature Climate Change, Nature Communications, Oikos, Ecological Applications, Ecological Modeling, Ecology and Evolution, Plant Ecology, Canadian Journal of Forest Research, New Phytologist, Journal of Applied Ecology, Diversity and Distributions, Limnology and Oceanography, and Biological Invasions. I have reviewed a number of proposals for NSF for the DEB cluster.
Programming languages: R, C++, SQL, Unix, MatLab, Python, SAS. Maintainer of the R package, IPMpack. # Code publication CJE Metcalf, SM McMahon, R Salguero-Gomez and E Jongejans (2012). IPMpack: Builds and analyses Integral Projection Models (IPMs). R package version 1.2. http://CRAN.R-projec- t.org/package=IPMpack.
Co-led a weeklong working group on Integral Projection Models with collaborators at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, June 2012.
Co-led a two-week workshop with Richard Condit on demographic modeling of forest data in Changbaishan, China. Led sections on multi-level modeling of demographic data and using Integral projection models to project forests into the future. July, 2011.
Published an R package, ‘IPMpack’ that builds, tests, and projects integral projection models (IPMs) for a range of data, including forest data.
Research Coordination Network (NSF funded) workshop on Ecological forecasting and data assimilation. NEON, Inc. Boulder, CO, July 2010.
The Tyson Research Center Forest Drought Laboratory: Establishing a Long-term Resource for Linking Climate Change, Extreme Droughts, and Ecosystem Dynamics, I-Cares, Washington University in St. Louis. Funded. $43K. 05/01/13-04/30/14.
Biotic carbon turnover: fungal influences on wood decay through space and time. George Washington University and the Smithsonian Institution. Co-PI. 50K. 03/01/13-02/28/14.
Linking Forest Community Dynamics to Ecosystem-Climate Interactions, Smithsonian Institution. Co-PI. 80K. March 1, 2013-February 28, 2015.
Dynamical modeling of species' responses to climate change – integrating plant distributions, demography, and traits in a Bayesian informatics framework. NSF Macrosystems. Co-PI. $660K. 01/01/13 - 12/31/16.
Measuring the Pulse of the Forest: Assessing Adaptation and Mitigation of Tribal Sustainable Forestry and Communities to Climate Change. USDA. Co-I. $200K. : 9/01/2012 - 8/31/2015.
REU Site: Global Change Ecology at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. NSF. Co-I. $101K. 04/01/2012 - 03/31/2017.
Co-PI on the grant ”Demography in a continuous world: new advances in integral projection models II” (€30K) from the Max Planck Society (2012).
NSF-CDI 0940671, Consultant. “Integrating algorithmic and stochastic modeling techniques for environmental prediction” (2009).
Science Alliance Award for Outstanding Scholarly Achievement by a Graduate Student. University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 2006.
Scholarly Activity and Research Incentive Funds (SARIF) (2005)
Summer Research Grant, Dept. of EEB, University of Tennessee (2001, 2002, 2003).
EEB Merit Award, Dept. of EEB, University of Tennessee (2002).
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (Commended) (2002).
Integral Projection Models (co-coordinator). Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. Rostock, Germany. June 2012.
SIGEO Symposium on Forest research. Beijing Botanical Gardens. Beijing, China. July, 2012.
Forest biodiversity working group. Part of the Research Coordination Network (NSF funded) grant on ecological forecasting and data assimilation.
Research Coordination Network (NSF funded) workshop on Ecological forecasting and data assimilation. NEON, Inc. Boulder, CO, July 2110.
CTFS database workshop. February, 2010. Bradley University. Peoria Illinois.
Workshop on Biodiversity and Climate Change. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK. September 2009. Organized by QUEST. September 2009.
Alpine summer school: Interaction and coevolution of climate and the biosphere. Valsavarenche, Italy. June, 2008.
Workshop on ‘Advanced prediction of biome boundary shifts in regional and global dynamic vegetation models.’ JAMSTEC Institute. Yokohama, Japan. March, 2008.
NSF workshop on Data-Model Assimilation. Norman, OK. October, 2007.
McMahon, S. M. and J. S. Clark. Modeling the trees for the forest: a computer simulation of a terrestrial ecosystem. A course for the Terrestrial Modeling component of the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI). Education and Outreach Program. Research Triangle, NC. March, 2007.
A brief introduction to Bayesian statistics (short course with computer lab). Max Plank Institute of Demographic Research. Rostock, Germany. October 2006.
Co-taught a workshop on Integral Projection Models and IPMpack, an R- package, at the ESA Annual Meeting, August 5, 2012, Portland, Oregon.
Courses: Aquatic Ecology (2000, 2003) and General Ecology (2002, 2003), General Biology (2005-2006).
Cory Merow is a current post-doc. I am on the dissertation committee of Amanda Whitehurst, University of Maryland, Department of Geography, and Tyeen Taylor, University of Arizona, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Marielle Smith, University of Arizona.. Have mentored undergraduate thesis of Matthew Heard at the University of Tennessee. Have mentored two SERC interns.
Senior Scientist | Temperate Program Coordinator
Forest Global Earth Observatory
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
647 Contees Wharf Road
Edgewater, MD 21037-0028
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