OCCRI Researchers

Title: Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Name: Laurel Pfeifer-Meister
Institution: University of Oregon
Department: Institute of Ecology and Evolution

Ph.D. Department of Biology, University of Oregon
B.S. Chemistry, Westmont College
B.A. Biology, Westmont College

Research Theme: Community and ecosystem ecology; interactions and feedbacks among climate change, plant community structure, biodiversity, invasive species, and ecosystem function; restoration; wetland ecology; climate change & shifts in plant range distributions; controls of nutrient cycling and greenhouse gas production

Research Fields:

Ecology and Ecosystem Management
Impacts Ecosystems and Populations

Professional Activities:

Selected Publications:

Pfeifer-Meister L, Bridgham SD (2007) Seasonal and spatial controls over nutrient cycling in a Pacific Northwest prairie. Ecosystems 10 (8):1250-1260