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Burke Greer

Burke Greer

PhD Candidate
Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society
374 Richardson Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon 97331
E-mail: burke.greer@oregonstate.edu



Research Interests

          Biogeography and the interactions between species and their environments

          Plant Physiology and Ecology

          Global Change Biology



Burke Greer is a PhD candidate in Forest Ecosystems and Society here in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University. He has his Master of Arts degree in Geography from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Bachelorís of Science from the Program in the Environment at the University of Michigan with a minor in Global Change.

Burkeís current research revolves around the biogeography of quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides); he is exploring relationships between aspen and climate at continental scales using species distribution models and examining local scale patterns using mechanistic models and a field study based out of the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Gothic, Colorado.

Burke has had a variety of work experience in geography, ecology, and applied geoscience having modeled fish distributions in the Great Lakes for the USGS, mapped levees for FEMA and as a GIS consultant for the Coast Guard at MLCPAC(s), the western facilities planning division.

Burke is from the suburbs of Boston Massachusetts, but has called Michigan, Utah, California and now Oregon his home.


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