Contact

Philip Higuera

Philip Higuera, Assistant Professor
phiguera@uidaho.edu
phone: (208) 885-6024
toll free: Skype: philip.higuera

Office: CNR 204B
Lab: McClure 408
University of Idaho,
P.O. Box 441133
Moscow, ID 83844-1133
Wildfire in the Yukon Flats, Alaska

Research

Research

Sponsor / Project Years Locations Title
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2013-2018 
Alaskan boreal forests

PalEON - A PaleoEcological Observatory Network to Assess Terrestrial Ecosystem Models. Co-PI, funded through the National Science Foundation MacroSystems Biology Program.

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2012-2017 Coordination network, global scope The NOVUS project for integrating Paleo- and Neo-ecology.  Co-PI, funded through the National Science Foundation's Research Coordination Network Program.

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2010-2015 U.S. Rocky Mountains, Tasmania Australia, New Zealand WildFIRE PIRE Feedbacks and consequences of altered fire regimes in the face of climate and land-use change in Australia, New Zealand, and the western U.S. Co-PI, funded through the National Science Foundation's Program for International Research and Education.
NSF logo 2010-2014 Alaskan and Canadian Arctic Integrating paleoecological analysis and ecological modeling to elucidate the responses of tundra fire regimes to climate change. Co-PI, funded through the National Science Foundation's Arctic System Science Program.
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 2006-2010 Alaskan Boreal Forests Impacts of climate change on the boreal-forest fire regimes of Alaska: lessons from the past and prospects for the future. Post-doctoral and ongoing research, funded through the National Science Foundation's Arctic System Science Program: ARC-0612366 to F. S. Hu et al.
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2006-2010
Alaskan Tundra Reconstructing fire regimes in tundra ecosystems to inform a management-oriented ecosystem model. Post-doctoral research funded through the Joint Fire Science Program, 06-3-1-23 to F. S. Hu et al.
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NPER program
2006-2009 Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado Spatial and temporal evolution of late Holocene fire regimes in subalpine forests, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Post-doctoral and ongoing research funded through a National Park Ecological Research Fellowship program and the National Park Service.
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2003-2006 South-central Brooks Range, Alaska Late Glacial and Holocene Fire History in the South-central Brooks Range, Alaska: Direct and Indirect Impacts of Climatic Change on Fire Regimes. Dissertation research, funded through the National Science Foundation, OPP-01121586 to L. B. Brubaker et al. and a Graduate Research Fellowship to PEH.
NSF logo 1999-2003 Orcas Island,  Washington Reconstructing fire regimes with charcoal and pollen from small hollows: a calibration with tree-ring records of fire. Masters research funded through the National Science Foundation, to L. B. Brubaker and D. G. Sprugel, and a Graduate Research Fellowship to PEH.