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Phillip van Mantgem

Phil van Mantgem is a research ecologist at the Western Ecological Research Center.



  • Conservation biology
  • Fire ecology
  • Forest ecology


Professional Experience

  • Research Ecologist, USGS, Redwood Field Station, Arcata, CA, 2008 - Present

  • Ecologist, USGS, Sequoia and Kings Canyon Field Station, Three Rivers, CA, 2000 - 2008

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA 2001

  • M.S., Plant Biology, University of California, Davis, CA 1996

  • B.S., Botany, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 1991

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