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                                    Arid Lands Ecology Lab




Current research projects include:

  1. Wind-driven soil erosion after wildfire in dryland systems
  2. Climate change effects on post-fire restoration in the Great Basin
  3. Post-fire vegetation and soil monitoring
  4. Evaluating effects of prescribed fire, tree removal, and herbicide on Great Basin ecosystems
  5. Grazing effects on grass establishment after fire
  6. Post-fire rehabilitation effects on plant communities and fire regimes
  7. Long-term ecosystem recovery after wildfire across the western US​
  8. Restoring annual grass invaded sites in the Mojave Desert


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Dr. Beth Newingham

Research Ecologist

920 Valley Rd. Reno NV 89512

Office: 1-775-453-4961 



Graduate student: Ranae Sullivan

Post Doc:  Brian Morra


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