USDA Forest Service Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab - Rocky Mountain Research Station

 

 

Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab
322 East Front Street
Suite 401
Boise, ID  83702

(208) 373-4340
(208) 373-4391 (FAX)

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Fire and Aquatic Ecosystems

 

Author Profiles

Jennifer Pierce

Ph.D. candidate, research assistant
Earth and Planetary Sciences Department
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM  87110
Work (505) 277-2430
jpierce@unm.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. University of New Mexico. Research Assistant, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences

  • M.A. University of Oregon, 1997-2000.  Research Assistant and Graduate Teaching Fellow, Dept. of Geography

  • B.A. The Colorado College.  1991-1995.  Dept. of Geology. 


Research Interests

  • Wildfires and their geomorphic response
  • Holocene climate change and fire history
  • Effects of dredge mining on stream channel morphology and channel habitat 

Publications

 

Meyer, G.A., Pierce, J.L., Wood, S.H., and Jull. A.J.T., 2001, Fires, storms, and sediment yield in the Idaho Batholith, Hydrological Processes, v. 15, p. 3025-3038.

 

Pierce, J.L., and P.F. McDowell, The effects of dredge mining on channel morphology:  Granite Creek, Eastern Oregon, in preparation for Environmental Geology.

 

Pierce, J.L., Meyer, G.A., 2001, Using evidence of fires in alluvial fan stratigraphy to interpret variations in Holocene fire regimes in central Idaho, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v.33, p.69

 

Pierce, J.L., Meyer, G.A., and Wood, S.H., 2000a, Fire, storms, and erosional events in the Idaho Batholith: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v.32, p.118

 

Pierce, J.L., Meyer, G.A., and Wood, S.H., 2000b, Processes, magnitude, and timing of fire-related sedimentation events in the western Idaho Batholith:  American Geophysical Union Abstracts with Programs, v. 81, p.497.

 

Pierce, J.L., 2000, The effects of dredge mining on channel adjustment: Granite Creek, Eastern Oregon: Thesis (M.A.)--University of Oregon.

 

Pierce, J.L., 1999, Dredge mining effects on channel adjustment:  Granite Creek, eastern Oregon:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v.31, p.253

 

Pierce, J.L., 1999, Geomorphic response to historic dredge mining:  planimetric and cross-sectional channel changes of Granite Creek, eastern Oregon:  American Geophysical Union Abstracts with Programs, v. 80, p. 488.

 


Relevant Projects

 

Holocene Variations in Fire Frequency and Sedimentation Rates in the Idaho Batholith: Implications for the Role of Climate Change in Controlling Fire Regimes (ongoing work for dissertation).


 

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