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Karin L Riley

Karin Riley

Research Ecologist
800 East Beckwith Avenue
Missoula
Montana
United States
59801-5801

Phone: 406-329-2128
Fax: 406-543-2663
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Current Research

Much of my current research focuses on better understanding the relationship between climate and wildfire, and how this relationship might shift with climate change. In addition, I am interested in how spatial planning can be utilized to inform fire and landscape management options.

Education

  • University of Montana, Phd Geosciences 2012
  • Humboldt State University, Master Of Science Environmental Systems 2001
  • Harvard University, Bachelor Of Arts Earth and Planetary Science 1996

Professional Organizations

  • Association for Fire Ecology, Vice President (2015 - Current)
  • Association for Fire Ecology, Board Member (2012 - Current)

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Publications

Research Highlights

HighlightTitleYear


RMRS-2016-44
A Tree Level Model of Forests in the Western United States

Maps of the number, size, and species of trees in forests across the western U.S. are desirable for a number of applications including estimatin ...

2016


Last updated on : 07/12/2019