John B Bradford

I study the impact of global change on terrestrial ecosystems, focusing on understanding how changing climate and land use impact terrestrial vegetation and ecosystem processes, notably carbon and water cycling.   

Major projects:

 Dryland Forest Sustainability

 Ecohydrology and Climate Change in Drylands

 Big Sagebrush Ecosystem Response to Climate & Disturbance


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2004     Ph.D., Ecology, Colorado State University

1996       B.A., Biology, Cornell University


Research Experience

2011- Present:   Research Ecologist      US Geological Survey, Southwest Biological Science Center, Flagstaff, AZ

2006 - 2011 Research Ecologist      USDA Forest Service, North Central Research Station, Grand Rapids, MN

2004 - 2006 Research Ecologist (Postdoctoral)      USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO