Lisa J. Carlson
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B.A. (Magna cum laude), Environmental Studies and Biology, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, May, 1987; Thesis topic: Reproduction in an Australian Eucalyptus community. Advisors: Mark A. Davis and Patrice A. Morrow
Professor, Biological Sciences,
Significant committee and other responsibilities
· Sustainability Committee Chair. 2007-present.
· Campus Tree Committee. 2009-present.
· ACUPCC liaison. 2007-present.
· STEM (Science, Tech, Math, Engineering) Scholarship Committee. 2009-present.
· Science and Health Department Chair. 2004-2006.
· Campus Facilities. 2003-2007.
· Diversity in Curriculum. 2006-present.
· Faculty Searches (Math, 2001; Chemistry, 2003; Physics, 2004; Earth Sciences, 2005; Biology 2006).
· Instructional Council, 2000-2004.
· Calendar DTF, 2002, 2003.
· Technology Committee, 2001-2002
Previous Professional Experience:
Fellow and Research Assistant, Forest Resources,
Natural Area Database Developer, Forest Sciences,
Research Assistant, Environmental Sciences,
· Dendrology and Autecology (ESC 221), University of Washington, 1995, 1996, 1997.
· Trees in Our Environment (ESC 200), University of Washington, 1996, 1997.
· General Biology (BIOL 102), University of Washington, 1997.
· Forest Ecology (EVEC 796/496), University of Virginia, 1989, 1990.
Honors and Awards:
Deevy Award, Paleoecology Section of Ecological Society of America (1997)
NASA Global Change Fellow (1992-1995)
Xi Sigma Pi, Forestry Honor Society, University of Washington (1995)
NSF RTG Traveling Fellowship, University of Minnesota (1994)
Phi Beta Kappa (May 1987)
W. Angell Prize in Biology, Macalester College (May 1987)
DeWitt Wallace Distinguished Scholarship, Macalester College (1983-1987)
Carlson, L.J. and B.P. Finney. 2004. A 13,000 year history of vegetation and environmental change at Jan Lake, east-central Alaska. The Holocene 14: 818-827. http://hol.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/14/6/818
Carlson, L.J. Identifying local Picea presence: modern and fossil stomates as indicators of spruce
tree presence in interior
Carlson, L.J., and B.P. Finney. 1997. Vegetation and environmental history of Jan Lake, Tanana River valley, east central Alaska. PALE Abstract Volume 1997.
Carlson, L.J. 1991.
Leaf area index and forest community properties: Linking ground-based
and remotely sensed data for a northern Minnesota boreal forest. M.S. Thesis,
Panel member, “Food, Water, Energy: The New Foundation for International Education” Northwest International Education Association. Pierce College, Puyallup, May 2005.
Analyzing rates and patterns of Picea
migration in post-glacial
Spread of white spruce in post-glacial Alaska. Poster, Ecological Society of
Evidence for spruce migration and full glacial vegetation from
Carlson, L.J. The spread of white spruce in post-glacial Alaska: a quantitative interpretation of pollen data. Poster, American Quaternary Association Biennial Meeting. Flagstaff, AZ, May 1996.
Carlson, L.J., D.L. Urban and H.H. Shugart. Remotely sensing leaf area index in a heterogeneous boreal forest. Oral, Landscape Ecology Symposium. Corvallis, OR, April 1992.
Carlson, L.J. Predicting community scale properties of a
northern Minnesota forest from dimensionally and radiometrically derived leaf
area index. Oral, Ecological Society of
Northwest Biological Instructors Organization
Ecological Society of America (Paleoecology section)