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.Website CV
M.S., Ecology - Pennsylvania State University
State College, PA, 1993
B.S., Wildlife Biology - Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO, 1990
Southern Rockies Wildlands Network Vision; A science-based approach to rewilding the Southern Rockies.
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