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Seth Munson

Seth Munson

Research Ecologist, Southwest BIological Science Center, Northern Arizona University

smunson@usgs.gov

Southwest Biological Science Center
Northern Arizona University
525 S Beaver St, #5614
Flagstaff, AZ 86011

Titles

  • Research Ecologist, Southwest BIological Science Center, Northern Arizona University

Biography

Seth Munson is an ecologist with the Southwest Biological Science Center in Flagstaff, Arizona. His research focuses on plant-soil interactions in dryland ecosystems and how these interactions are affected by climate and land use changes. Much of his research aims to understand the dynamics of dryland ecosystems at long temporal and broad spatial scales, which employs a multidisciplinary approach. His work seeks to improve the management of arid and semiarid lands and is done in close collaboration with several land management agencies.

Education

  • PhD, Ecology, Colorado State University, 2009
  • BA, Biology, Earlham College, 2001

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Journal Articles

2018

Munson, S., S. C. Reed, J. Penuelas, N. G. McDowell and O. E. Sala. 2018. Ecosystem thresholds, tipping points, and critical transitions. New Phytologist Trust 218(4):1315-1317. DOI: 10.1111/nph.15145. (link )