Aven Nelson Room 114
Department of Botany, 3165
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Office: Williams Conservatory, B3A
1983 PhD. Indiana University, Bloomington
Major: Ecology and Evolunionary Biology
Minor: Plant Sciences
1978 M.S. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
1977 B.A. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
History and Philosophy of Ecology
Vegetation and climate change
Anderson-Carpenter, L.L., J.S. McLachlan, S.T. Jackson, M. Kuch, C. Lumibao & H.N. Poinar. 2011. Ancient DNA from lake sediment materials: bridging the gap between paleoecology and genetics. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:30. ( doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-30).
Blois, J.L., J.W. Williams, E.C. Grimm, S.T. Jackson & R.W. Graham. 2011. A methodological framework for assessing and reducing temporal uncertainty in paleovegetation mapping from late-Quaternary pollen records. Quaternary Science Reviews (in press).
Dawson, T.P., S.T. Jackson, J. House, I.C. Prentice & G.M. Mace. 2011. Beyond predictions: biodiversity conservation under climate change. Science 332:53-58.
Jackson, S.T. 2011. Conservation and land management in a changing world: Extending historical range-of-variability beyond the baseline. J. Wiens, C. Regan, G. Hayward & H. Safford (editors). Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management. Springer. (in press).
Lesser, M.R. & S.T. Jackson. 2011. Reliability of macrofossils in woodrat (Neotoma) middens for detecting low-density tree populations. Paleobiology (in press).
Jackson, S.T. & D. Sax. 2010. Balancing biodiversity in a changing environment: extinction debt, immigration credit, and species turnover. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25:153-160.
Kaye, M.W., C.A. Woodhouse & S.T. Jackson. 2010. Persistence and expansion of Ponderosa pine woodlands in the west-central Great Plains during the past two centuries. Journal of Biogeography 37:1668-1683.
Liu, Y., S.T. Jackson, S. Brewer & J.W. Williams. 2010. Assessing antiquity and turnover of terrestrial ecosystems in eastern North America using fossil pollen data: A preliminary study . IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 9 012005. doi:10.1088/1755-1315/9/1/012005.
Nichols, J., R.K. Booth, S.T. Jackson, E.G. Pendall & Y. Huang. 2010. Differential hydrogen isotopic ratios of Sphagnum and vascular plant biomarkers in ombrotrophic peatlands as a quantitative proxy for precipitation-evaporation balance. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74:1407-1416.
Gill, J.L., J.W. Williams, S.T. Jackson, K.B. Lininger & G.S. Robinson. 2009. Pleistocene megafaunal collapse, novel plant communities, and enhanced fire regimes in North America. Science 326:1100-1103.
Jackson, S.T., J.L. Betancourt, R.K. Booth & S.T. Gray. 2009. Ecology and the ratchet of events: climate variability, niche dimensions, and species distributions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106: 19685-19692.
Jackson, S.T., S.T. Gray & B.N. Shuman. 2009. Paleoecology and resource management in a dynamic landscape: case studies from the Rocky Mountain headwaters region. Pages 61-80 in Conservation Paleobiology (G. Dietl & K.W. Flessa, editors). Paleontological Society Papers Volume 15.
Jackson, S.T. & R.J. Hobbs. 2009. Ecological restoration in the light of ecological history. Science 325:567-569.
MacDonald, G.M., K.D. Bennett, S.T. Jackson, L. Parducci, F.A. Smith, J.P. Smol & K.J. Willis. 2008. Impacts of climate change on species, populations and communities: palaeobiogeographical insights and frontiers. Progress in Physical Geography 32:139-172.
Williams, J.W. & S.T. Jackson. 2007. Novel climates, no-analog communities, and ecological surprises. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 5:475-482.
Williams, J.W., S.T. Jackson, & J.E. Kutzbach. 2007. Projected distributions of novel and disappearing climates by 2100 AD. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104:5738-5742.