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Department of Botany|College of Arts and Sciences

Ingrid C. (Indy) Burke

Director Program in Environment and Natural Resources


Ecosystem Ecology, Biogeochemistry

Office: Bim Kendall House
Phone: 307-766-5150


B.S. Middlebury College, 1980
Ph.D. University of Wyoming, 1987


Introductory Environmental Science, Ecosystem Ecology, Ecology, and Biogeochemistry

Research Emphasis

I study nutrient cycling in semiarid ecosystems, particularly focusing on the impacts of land use change

Current Research Projects

*Electronically Steerable Flash LIdar system for Vegetation Studies. Ball Aerospace. Principal Investigator.  $200,000.  2008 - present
*Shortgrass Steppe Field Station. National Science Foundation. Principal Investigator.  $230,000.  2009-2010. 

 Selected Publications

(underlining shows my own graduate students or postdoctoral associates; italicized and underlined shows undergraduate students) 

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