About Michelle

Michelle does applied research in Landscape Ecology and Spatial Analysis (GIS) with an emphasis on actionable science for natural resource conservation planning. Michelle's current interests are in the effects of climate change on ecological systems, species distribution modeling, and conservation and mitigation decision support.

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M.S., Ecology - Pennsylvania State University
State College, PA, 1993

B.S., Wildlife Biology - Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO, 1990

Selected Publications

Southern Rockies Wildlands Network Vision; A science-based approach to rewilding the Southern Rockies.

  • Miller, B., Foreman, D., Fink, M., Shinneman, D., Smith, J., DeMarco, M., Soulé, M., and R. Howard.,

Selected Articles

Crossing Boundaries in a Collaborative Modeling Workspace.

Society & Natural Resources, 1158-1167, March 2017

Triangulation in climate change vulnerability assessment: examples from Colorado, USA.

Regional Environmental Change, 2467-2475, June 2017

Landscape disturbance models consistently explain variation in ecological integrity across large landscapes.

Ecosphere, e01775, March 2017

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