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College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1138
Moscow, ID 83844-1138

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

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Lee Vierling

Lee Vierling, Ph.D.

Professor of Global Ecology and Department Head, Natural Resources and Society, and Executive Director, McCall Field Campus and MOSS

Office

CNR 19

Phone

208-669-1794

Mailing Address

Department of Natural Resources and Society
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1139
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1139

Degrees

  • Ph.D. Environmental Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1999
  • B.A. Geology magna cum laude with thesis distinction, The Colorado College, 1992

Research Interests

Global Change
Land Use Change
Landscape Ecology
Remote Sensing
Habitat Conservation
Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions
Science Outreach and Communication

(10 of 103; * denotes student/post-doc)
 
Schlesinger, P.*, Munoz-Brenes*, C., Jones, K.W., and Vierling, L.A. (2016).  The Trifinio Region:  a case study of transboundary forest change in Central America.  Journal of Land Use Science, DOI:  10.1080/1747423X.2016.1261948.

Eitel, J.U.H., Magney, T.S.*, Vierling, L.A., Greaves, H.E.*, and Zheng, G.  (2016). An automated method to quantify crop height and calibrate satellite-derived biomass using hypertemporal lidar.  Remote Sensing of Environment, 187 (2016):  414-422.

Martinez-Salinas, A.*, DeClerck, F., Vierling, K.T., Vierling, L., Legal, L., Vilchez-Mendoza, S., Avelino, J.  (2016). Bird functional diversity supports pest control services in a Costa Rican coffee farm.  Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment, 235(2016): 277-288. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2016.10.029.

Gersony, J.T.*, Prager, C.M.*, Boelman, N.T., Eitel, J.U.H., Gough, L., Greaves, H.E., Griffin, K.L., Magney, T.S.*, Sweet, S.K.*, Vierling, L.A., and Naeem, S.  (2016). Scaling thermal properties from the leaf to the canopy in the Alaskan arctic tundra.  Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 48(4): 745-760.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1657/AAAR0016-013.

Eitel, J.U.H., Höfle, B., Vierling, L.A., Abellan, A., Asner, G.P., et al. (2016). Beyond 3-D:  the new spectrum of lidar applications for earth and ecological sciences.  Remote Sensing of Environment, 186 (2016):  372-392.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2016.08.018.

Peura, M., Silveyra Gonzaleza, R., Muller, J., Heurich, M., Vierling, L.A., Monkkonen, M., and Bassler, C.  (2016). Mapping a ‘cryptic kingdom’:  performance of lidar derived environmental variables in modelling the occurrence of forest fungi.  Remote Sensing of Environment, 186 (2016):  428-438.  dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2016.09.003.

Magney, T.S.*, Eitel, J.U.H., and Vierling, L.A. (2016).  Mapping wheat nitrogen uptake from RapidEye vegetation indices.  Precision Agriculture, doi: 10.1007/s11119-016-9463-8.

Boelman, N.T., Holbrook, H.E., Krause, J.*, Magney, T.*, Perez, J.*, Eitel, J.U.H., Gough, L., Vierling, K.T., Wingfield, J., and Vierling, L.A.  (2016). LiDAR gives a bird’s eye perspective on arctic tundra breeding habitat at multiple spatial scales.  Remote Sensing of Environment, 184(2016): 337-349.  doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2016.07.012.

Greaves, H.**, Vierling, L.A., Eitel, J.U.H., Boelman, N.T., Magney, T.S.*, Prager, C.M.*, and Griffin, K.L. (2016). High-resolution mapping of aboveground shrub biomass in Arctic tundra using airborne lidar and imagery.  Remote Sensing of Environment, 184(2016): 361-373.  doi:10.1016/j.rse.2016.07.026.

Boelman, N.T., Magney, T.S.**, Prager, C.*, Griffin, K.L., Eitel, J.U.H., Greaves, H.E.**, and Vierling, L.A. (2016). Spectral determination of
concentrations of functionally diverse pigments in increasingly complex arctic tundra canopies.  Oecologia, doi:10.1007/s00442-016-3646-x.

University of Idaho Presidential Mid-Career Award for Excellence (2014)
College of Natural Resources Outstanding Research Award (2007).
Harold Heady Professor of Rangeland Ecology, University of Idaho Department of Rangeland Ecology and Management (2006-present).
National Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, National Science Foundation (2000).
STAR Graduate Fellowship, United States Environmental Protection Agency (1996).
Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, The Colorado College Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (1992).

Contact Us

College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1138
Moscow, ID 83844-1138

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Natural Resources

google maps location