Ronald Neilson

Neilson, Ronald

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Professor (Courtesy)
Forest Ecosystems & Society
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151 FSL
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B.A., 1971, University of Oregon, Eugene
M.S., 1975, Portland State University, Portland, OR
Ph.D., 1981, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
Research Interests
  • Global Change Biology
Climate change, biogeography, ecosystem modeling, ecotones
Courses Taught:
  • CSS 455/555
    Biology of Soil Ecosystem series
  • CSS 645
    Soil Biology and Biochemistry
Selected Publications:
  1. Neilson, R.P. and S.W. Running. 1996. Global dynamic vegetation modelling: coupling biogeochemistry and biogeography models, p. 451-465. In: B. Walker and W. Steffen (eds.), Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  2. VEMAP Members. 1995. Vegetation/ ecosystem modeling and analysis project: Comparing biogeography and biogeochemistry models in a continental-scale study of terrestrial ecosystem responses to climate change and CO2 doubling. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 9:407-37.
  3. Neilson, R.P. and D. Marks. 1994. A global perspective of regional vegetation and hydrologic sensitivities from climatic change. J. Vegetation Sci. 5:715-730.
  4. King, G.A. and R.P. Neilson. 1992. The transient response of vegetation to climate change: A potential source of CO2 to the atmosphere. Water, Air and Soil Pollution 64:365-383.