Staff

Kurt Kipfmueller, Ph.D. (University of Arizona)
Dr. Kipfmueller’s research examines how climate influences disturbances in western forests. His work has mostly focused on subalpine ecosystems of the western United States.  Kurt is also interested in forest dynamics of the Great Lakes and upper Midwest.

office: 568 Social Sciences
phone: (612) 625-9668
email: kurt@umn.edu


Scott St. George, Ph.D. (University of Arizona)
Dr. St. George is an earth scientist whose research deals with topics in paleoclimatology, climate dynamics, natural hazards and climate impacts on renewable energy. His specialties are dendrochronology and dendroclimatology, low-frequency behavior in the climate system, and the northern Great Plains during the late Holocene.

office: 537 Social Sciences
phone: (612) 625-0805
email: stgeorge@umn.edu
website: http://umn.edu/~stgeorge
  



Megan Buchanan, M.S. (University of Alabama)
Ms. Buchanan is an Alabama native whose research  primarily investigates forest community dynamics and historical disturbance regimes in eastern forests. Her dissertation research examines the processes that are driving the oak-to-maple transition in southwestern Wisconsin with the ultimate goal of assisting land managers faced with declining oak dominance.

office: 522 Social Sciences
phone:  (256) 426-0590
email: bucha157@umn.edu
curriculum vitae [PDF]
 

 

Max Torbenson, B.Sc. (Queen's University - Belfast)
Originally from Sweden, Mr. Torbenson joined us after completing his undergraduate studies with the QUB Dendrochronology group. His B.Sc. thesis used subfossil wood to test assumptions about the presence of Scots pine in Northern Ireland during the mid-Holocene.

office: 522 Social Sciences
email: torb0042@umn.edu


 Xiaolu (Grace) Li, B.Sc., B.Econ. (Peking University)
For her thesis research, Grace will test whether process models of tree-ring formation are able to reproduce behavior exhibited by real tree-ring width data across the Northern Hemisphere.

office: 574 Social Sciences
email: lixx2559@umn.edu
curriculum vitae [PDF]
  
Sarah Appleton, B.Sc. (Wooster)

Sarah comes to us from the College of Wooster in Ohio, where she worked as a research assistant with Dr. Greg Wiles. Her thesis research will investigate past changes in winter snowpack in Oregon's Crater Lake National Park.

office: 574 Social Sciences
email: apple175@umn.edu


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