In Aug. faculty member Jim Riddering was selected to attend Google's 2nd Annual Geo for Higher Ed Summit. He and 70 other international attendees learned about how to apply Google's two new tools - Maps Engine and Earth Engine - to research and educational projects.
Historic livelihoods and land uses as ecological disturbances and their role in enhancing biodiversity: An example from Bhutan in Biological Conservation, Sept. 2014. Steve Siebert and Jill Belsky
Creating a topoclimatic daily air temperature dataset for the conterminous United States using homogenized station data and remotely sensed land skin temperature in International Journal of Climatology Aug. 2014. PhD student Jared Oyler
Interactions among nitrogen fixation and soil phosphorus acquisition strategies in lowland tropical rain forests in Ecology Letters July 2014 PhD student Megan Nasto
Landscapes as a moderator of thermal extremes: a case study from an imperiled grouse in ESA Ecosphere March 2014. Brady Allred
Research in the Media
Rats and Their Alarming Bugs - New York Times
Montana:Big Sky Country, Big Climate Problems - Huffington Post