When Does Synthesizing Begin? Contributing to Broader Theory During Early Career

 AUG 13, 2013     WINSLOW HANSEN After getting my undergraduate degrees from the University of Montana, I moved to Alaska to work as a research technician. I was looking for a big adventure and I found it. I spent a year traveling around the state of Alaska to rural indigenous villages. I worked with a post doc … Continue reading When Does Synthesizing Begin? Contributing to Broader Theory During Early Career

Changing Boreal Wildfire and Bark Beetle Outbreak: Implications for Ecosystems and People

 MAR 19, 2013     WINSLOW HANSEN The following is a report of my Master’s research. To view a recording of my full defense click here. Across the North American boreal forest, warming temperature trends have led to increases in the frequency and severity of wildfire and spruce bark beetle outbreak. For example, studies suggest that, by the end … Continue reading Changing Boreal Wildfire and Bark Beetle Outbreak: Implications for Ecosystems and People