Fundamental and applied research into the mechanisms that structure plant and soil communities. We study the mechanisms structuring plant community diversity, plant - soil interactions, plant competition, rangeland ecology and management, and statistical ecology.

 Burstall Fieldwork 2020


Lab News

July 18, 2022. Congratulations to Jackie Kroeger on her successful MSc. Defense

June, 2022. I am recruiting an MSc. student interested in remote sensing for a project to measure woody plant expansion on ranchlands in the Alberta foothills.

January 11, 2021. Congratulations to Zelalem Taye on his successful PhD. Defense

December 15, 2020. Contratulations to Amanda Muller on her successful PhD. Defense

September 9, 2020. Congratulations to Hannah Hilger on her successful MSc. Defense