Dr. Monica G.Turner
Department of Integrative Biology
University of Wisconsin
430 Lincoln Dr.
Madison, WI 53706
Ecosystem and
Landscape Ecology Lab

Jake Griffin hiking with a dogJake Griffin

CV (pdf)


PhD Student

Research Interests

  • Landscape pathology, specifically the interactions between land use history and forest pest & pathogen dynamics.
  • Ecosystem ecology, focusing on the biogeochemical relationships between vegetation composition and soils.
  • Plant community ecology and succession, particularly the connections between disturbance and ecosystem function.
  • Reconstruction of pre-settlement forest composition.

Current Projects

Influence of host tree species on ecosystem response to bark beetle outbreak and salvage logging in subalpine forests of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Selected Publications

Griffin, Jacob M., Gary M. Lovett, Mary A. Arthur, and Kathleen C. Weathers. 2003.  The distribution and severity of beech bark disease in the Catskill Mountains, NY.  CJFR 33: 1754-1760. (pdf)

Contact Information

Jake Griffin
434 Birge Hall
430 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI
email: jgriffin2 @ wisc.edu