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Contact: Office 226 E/E1, BSE, phone 520-621-7259, Fax: 520-621-8081;

General Research Interests: ecological-hydrological dynamics (ecohydrology), vegetation dynamics, wind and water erosion, biophysical scaling relationships, soil carbon measurement technology, applications to land use, contaminant risks, and global change

Representative Publications:

Courses Taught:

WSM 696: Personal Vision, Leadership and Communication Skills for Environmental Scientists

WSM 452, 552: Dryland Ecohydrology and Vegetation Dynamics

First Reading Assignment for Dryland Ecohydrology and Vegetation Dynamics:

1. Ecohydrology of water-limited environments: A scientific vision





Breshears, D. D., N. S. Cobb, P. M. Rich, K. P. Price, C. D. Allen, R. G. Balice, W. H. Romme, J. H. Kastens, M. L. Floyd, J. Belnap, J. J. Anderson, O. B. Myers, and C. W. Meyer. 2005. Regional vegetation die-off in response to global-change type drought. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA: 102:115144 -15148
Huxman, T. E., B. P. Wilcox, D. D. Breshears, R. Scott, K. Snyder, E. A. Small, K. Hultine, W. Pockman, and R. B. Jackson. 2005. Woody plant encroachment and the water cycle: an ecohydrological framework. Special section: Ecohydrology. Ecology 86: 308-319.


Terrestrial Ecology Lab

228 Biological Science Building East

University of Arizona, 1311 E 4th Street, Tucson, AZ 85721

Ph: 520-621-7259

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