People in Vegetation Dynamics

Lab Director

Alan Taylor    aht1@psu.edu
Research Interests: landscape ecology, fire ecology, disturbance and climate effects on vegetation, biogeography, biological conservation, environmental management, paleoecology

Research Associate

Soumaya Belmecheri   sub30@psu.edu
Research Interests: climate and environmental reconstructions from lake sediments and tree-rings

Current Students

Catherine Airey Lauvaux   cta5060@psu.edu
Ph.D. Candidate Geography
Research Interests: fire ecology

Kevin Bernstein    kdb223@psu.edu
M.S. Candidate in Geography
Research Interests: biogeography, climate dynamics

Lucas Harris    lbh146@psu.edu
Ph.D. Candidate in Geography
Research Interests: biogeography, fire ecology, forest ecology, climate change, species distributions

Rachel Isaacs     ryi5016@psu.edu
Ph.D. Student in Geography (ABD)
Research Interests: biogeography, GIS, remote sensing

Amanda B. Young    aby113@psu.edu
Ph.D. Student in Geography
Research Interests: biogeography, dendrochronology, forest ecology, Treeline Dynamics, Dendroarchaeology