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Expert NameDr. Jeffrey Herrick
TitleResearch Scientist
DivisionUSDA-ARS Jornada Experimental Range Department
CityLas Cruces
Telephone+1 505 6465194
Work Experience1. 1998-present :USDA-ARS Jornada Experimental Range. Research scientist 2. 1997-present: New Mexico State University, Dept. of Plant and Environmental Sciences. Adjunct assistant professor and member of the graduate faculty. 3. 2008-present: Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences. Adjunct research scientist. 4. 1994-1997 New Mexico State University (based at the USDA-ARS Jornada Experimental Range). Post-doctoral research associate. 5. 1993 School for Field Studies, Costa Rica. Faculty member -- Tropical Ecology and Sustainable Development 6 1988-93 Ohio State University. Dissertation research (NSF and OSU fellowships 7.1988 Ohio State University. Research assistant 8.1987 New Zealand Forest Research Institute. Research associate. 9.1985-86 CIAT (International Center for Tropical Agriculture). Research associate 6. USDA-ARS advisor to the NRCS Rangeland NRI (National Resources Inventory) Data Analysis Team. Serve as external advisor to this national inventory of non-federal rangelands which includes annual measurements at -2000 locations since 2003., 1999-present.
QualificationsPhD in Agronomy with emphases in soil physics, and soil and plant ecology. Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA (2) Diploma in Agricultural Science , Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand (3) B.A. in Biology, with distinction, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, USA
Number of Publications120
Awards1.Outstanding Achievement for Stewardship, Society for Range Management. 2006 2. Range Innovator of the year, Society for Range Managment New Mexico Section. 2004 3. ARS Outstanding Early Career Scientist of the Year for the Southern Plains Region. 1999 4. Fulbright Scholarship, Lincoln University, New Zealand. 1986
Other ActivitiesUNCCD Science and Technology Correspondent for U.SA
PublicationsRango, A., A. Laliberte, J.E. Herrick, C. Winters, K. Havstad, C. Steele and D. Brown. 2009. Unmanned aerial vehicle-based remote sensing for rangeland assessment, monitoring, and management. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 3: 033542. doi:10.1117/1.3216822 Peters, D.P.C., J.E. Herrick, H.C. Monger and H. Huang. Accepted September 15, 2009. Soil-vegetation-climate interactions in arid landscapes: effects of the North American monsoon on grass recruitment. Journal of Arid Environments. Toledo, D.P., J.E. Herrick and L.B. Abbott. Accepted July 21, 2009. Assessment and monitoring of habitat structure: a comparison of cover pole with standard, widely applied vegetation monitoring methods. Journal of Wildlife Management. Laliberte, A., A. Rango, J. Herrick and C. Winters. Accepted Aug 25, 2009. Acquisition, orthorectification, and object-based classification of unmanned aerial vehicle imagery for rangeland monitoring. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. Duniway, M.C., K.A. Snyder and J.E. Herrick. Accepted. Spatial and temporal patterns of water availability in a grass-shrub ecotone and implications for grassland recovery in arid environments. Ecohydrology.
DisciplineAgricultural Sciences
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