Watershed Management Masters student at University of Arizona
BA in Aerospace Engineering; 2009; University of Arizona,
MS in Watershed Management; 2011; University of Arizona,
Using repeat digital photography and flux measurements to analyze ecosystem responses to precipitation inputs and climate change.
Influence of snow cover duration on soil evaporation and respiration efflux in mixed-conifer ecosystems. Nelson K., Kurc S.A., John G., Minor R. and Barron-Gafford G.A. (2014): Ecohydrology 7(2): 869–880
Papers and books that explicitly acknowledge a CZO grant are highlighted in PALE ORANGE.
The influence of snow cover duration on evaporation and soil respiration in mixed-conifer ecosystems. Nelson K. (2011): MS Thesis in School of Natural Resources and the Environment. University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 59 pp.
Influence of Snow Cover Duration on Soil Evaporation and Respiration Efflux in Mixed-conifer Ecosystems . Nelson, K., Papuga, S.A., John, G.P., Minor, R., Barron-Gafford, G.A. (2011): AGU Fall Meeting Presentations (Poster) Abstract B41A-0205.
Distinguishing grass from ground using LiDAR: Techniques and applications. Pelletier, J.D., Swetnam, T., Papuga, S.A., Nelson, K., Brooks, P.D., Harpold, A.A., Chorover , J. (2011): AGU Fall Meeting Presentations Abstract EP51E-05.
Investigating the impact of temporal and spatial variation in spring snow melt on summer soil respiration . John, G.P., Papuga, S.A., Wright, C.L., Nelson, K., Barron-Gafford, G.A. (2010): AGU Fall Meeting (Poster) Abstract H33C-1154.
Continuous Monitoring of Dynamic Pulse-Driven Phenological Phases in a Semiarid Shrubland . Nelson, K., Kurc, S.A. (2010): AGU Fall Meeting (Poster) Abstract B23G-0468.