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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

Office

CNR 19

Phone

208-885-7911

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.

  • College of Natural Resources, Outstanding Instructor Award (2019)
  • 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).

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

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