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Steve Petersen

Professor
Plant & Wildlife Sciences

5027 LSB
Provo, UT 84602

Research Interests

My research emphasizes the spatial and temporal dynamics of rangeland ecosystems, plant community dynamics and animal – habitat interactions. I utilize geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing technology to answer ecological questions. I am currently working in seven areas of wildland spatial ecology, rangeland ecology and management, and forest ecology and management.

Teaching Interests

I currently teach four courses in the Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences: Forest Management and Ecology (PWS 419), Rangeland Planning and GIS (PWS 417), Rangeland Landscape Ecology and GIS (PWS 512), and Environmental Biology (PWS 150). I taught BIO 100 for 7 years (2008-2014) and Wildlife Law Enforcement (PWS 324) for 2 years.

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching Award, College of Life Sciences, Brigham Young University (2013 - 2013)
  • Early Career Teaching Award, Society for Range Management (2012 - 2012)
  • Young Scholar Award, Brigham Young University (2012 - 2012)
  • 2nd place Ph.D. Oral Presenation competition., Society for Range Management Annual Conference, SLC, Utah (2004 - 2004)
  • Department of Rangeland Resources Outstanding Doctoral Student of the Year award, Oregon State University (2003 - 2003)
  • First Place Ph.D. Award for the University Graduate Student Conference Science poster competition, Oregon State University (2003 - 2003)
  • 1st place Oral Presentation Competition, Society for Range Management, Kona, Hawaii (2001 - 2001)

Memberships

  • Society for Conservation GIS (2013 - Present)
  • The Wildlife Society (2012 - Present)
  • Society for Range Management (1997 - Present)
  • International Association for Landscape Ecology (2002 - 2008)
  • American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (2001 - 2005)
  • Society for Ecological Restoration (1998 - 2000)

Professional Citizenship

  • Committee/Council Member, Humane Society of America (2016 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, Society for Range Management (2016 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, Society for Range Management (2016 - Present)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Peer Reviewer for Professional Journals (2007 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, National Academy of Science (2011 - 2013)
  • Committee/Council Chair, Society for Range Management (2011 - 2012)
  • Committee/Council Chair, SRM Wildlife Habitat Committee (2008 - 2009)

Courses Taught

Publications

Hector Ortiz-Cano Jose Antonio Hernandez-Herrera Neil C Hansen Steven L Petersen Michael T Searcy Ricardo Mata-Gonzalez Teodoro Cervantes-Mendivil Antonio Villanueva-Morales Pilman Park J Ryan Stewart Mounir Louhaichi Azaiez Ouled Belgacem Steven L Petersen Sawsan Hassan William C. Richardson Turmandakh Badrakh Bruce A. Roundy Zackary T. Aanderud Steven L. Petersen Phil S. Allen Dallin R. Whitaker Matthew D Madsen Melissa Landeen Stanley G Kitchen Steven L Petersen Loreen Allphin Flinders Mounir Louhaichi Sawsan Hassan Ali Mekki Missaoui Serkan Ates Steven L Petersen Abdoul Aziz Niane Slim Slim Azaiez Ouled Belgacem Erik A Beever Daniel Simberloff Sarah L Crowley Robert Al-Chokhachy Hazel A Jackson Steven L Petersen Erik A Beever Lynn Huntsinger Steven L Petersen Ryan G Howell Steven L Petersen Daniel L. Zvirzdin Bruce A Roundy Nicholas S. Barney Steven L Petersen Val Jo Anderson Matthew D Madsen Melissa L Landeen Loreen Allphin Flinders Stanley G Kitchen Steven L Petersen Amy J Gooch Steven L Petersen Gail H Collins Thomas Scott Smith Brock R McMillan Dennis Lee Eggett Ammon Boswell Steven L Petersen Bruce A Roundy Ryan Russell Jensen Danny Summers April Hulet Steven L Petersen B Kevin Nicholes Nicki Frey Kevin Heaton Dennis Lee Eggett Matt W. Westover Randy T Larsen Rick J. Baxter Casey C. Day Ryan Russell Jensen Steven L Petersen Darrell B Roundy April Hulet Bruce A Roundy Ryan Russell Jensen Jordan B Hinkle Leann Crook Steven L Petersen Bruce A Roundy Mark Farmer Jay Olson Steven L Petersen Deanna R Nelson Jim Davis Jason Vernon Mark Freese Steven L Petersen Richard F Miller Andrew C Yost W Douglas Robinson Matthew D Madsen Daniel Lewis Zvirzdin Steven L Petersen Bryan G Hopkins Bruce A Roundy A. Hulet Bruce A Roundy Steven L Petersen Ryan Russell Jensen S. C. Bunting April Hulet Bruce A Roundy Steven L Petersen Ryan Russell Jensen Steve Bunting Gail A Collins Steven L Petersen Craig A Carr Leon Pielstick Joshua Kaze Steven L Petersen Randy T. Larsen Rick J. Baxter Gifford Gillette Peter S Coates Steven L Petersen John P Romero April Hulet Bruce A Roundy Steven L Petersen Ryan Russell Jensen S Bunting Matthew D Madsen Steven L Petersen Kaitlynn J Fernelius Bruce A Roundy Allen G Taylor Bryan G Hopkins Matthew D. Madsen Steven L Petersen Bruce A Roundy Allan G. Taylor Bryan G Hopkins Chad Boyd Steven L Petersen Wendell Gilgert R. Rogers Sam Fuhlendorf Randy T Larsen D Wolfe Kevin C Jensen P Gonzales Dave Dahlgren Terry Messmer Matthew D Madsen Daniel L Zvirzden Steven L Petersen Bruce A Roundy Bryan G Hopkins D G Chandler Jennifer R Bruce W. Douglas Robinson Steven L Petersen Richard F. Miller Matthew D Madsen Daniel L Zvirzden Bracken D Davis Steven L Petersen Bruce A Roundy David B. Davis Steven L Petersen Bruce A Roundy Mark Jackson Christopher Stephen Balzotti Steven L Petersen Richard Ellis Terry C. Golding

Presentations

Jacqueline E. Kunzelman Nicholas V. Anderson Steven L Petersen Robert L Johnson Val Jo Anderson
Jessie R Morris Steven L Petersen
Mikiah C McGinn Steven L Petersen
Leah Knighton Steven L Petersen
Kevin Heaton Nicki Frey Steven L Petersen
Steven L Petersen
Steven L Petersen Ryan Howell Paul Rogers Mark Wadley Jackson Chris Balzotti
Courtney Fulton Steven L Petersen Ryan Howell Val Jo Anderson
Maria C. Valencia Shannon V Nelson Russ Lawrence Neil C Hansen Matthew D Madsen Val Jo Anderson Steven L Petersen Bryan G Hopkins
Steven L Petersen David Burchfield Ryan Howell
David Burchfield Steven L Petersen
T. Sowards Zachary Thomas Aanderud Steven L Petersen Samuel B St Clair S. Kitchen Bruce A Roundy Matthew D Madsen
Teresa Gomez Steven Schill Steven L Petersen Ximena Excovar
Teresa Gomez Steven Schill Steven L Petersen Ximena Excovar
Steven L Petersen
Teresa Gomez Steven L Petersen Ryan Russell Jensen Grayson Morgan Russell Burton Chuck Butterfield
Leah Knighton Steven L Petersen Gail H Collins
Steven L Petersen Amy J Gooch Gail H Collins Dennis L Eggett C A Montague
Nicholas Anderson Val Jo Anderson Teresa Gomez Steven L Petersen
J. R. Morris Steven L Petersen Matthew D Madsen Brock R McMillan
Steven L Petersen
Steven L Petersen
Teresa Gomez Steven Schill Frank Nunez John Knowles Steven L Petersen
Leah Knighton Steven L Petersen Gail Collins
Blythe Spendlove Steven L Petersen Stanley G Kitchen Melissa Landeen
Jesse Morris Steven L Petersen Matthew D Madsen
Jesse Morris Matthew D Madsen Jace Taylor Steven L Petersen Claire Lawrence Val Jo Anderson
Steven L Petersen
Steven L Petersen Amy J Gooch Dennis Lee Eggett C A Montague
Stanley G Kitchen Steven L Petersen Greg W Taylor Douglas H Page Christopher S Balzotti Craig Eliot Coleman
Ryan Howell Steven L Petersen
Teresa Gomez Steven Schill J Knowles F Nunez Steven L Petersen
Mark Wadley Jackson Steven L Petersen Ryan Howell
Steven L Petersen Christopher S Balzotti Mark Freese
Jesse Morris Steven L Petersen Mounir Louhaichi
Melissa Landeen Steven L Petersen Stanley G Kitchen Loreen Allphin Flinders
Ammon Boswell Steven L Petersen Bruce A Roundy Ryan Russell Jensen Jason Vernon Danny Summers
Steven L Petersen
Steven L Petersen
Amy J Gooch Steven L Petersen Brock R McMillan Thomas Scott Smith
Steven L Petersen Stanley G Kitchen Samuel B St Clair
April Hulet Bruce A Roundy Steven L Petersen
Steven L Petersen Craig Carr Gail Collins Patrick Clark Douglas Johnson Chad Boyd Kirk Davies Amy Gooch
Megan W. Nordquist Steven L Petersen Todd Fergus Robinson Gail Collins
Bruce A Roundy April Hulet Steven L Petersen Steve Bunting Ryan Russell Jensen
Craig Carr Steven L Petersen Laci Bristow Douglas E. Johnson Gail Collins Patrick Clark
Melissa Landeen Steven L Petersen stanley G. Kitchen Loreen Allphin Flinders
Amy J Gooch Steven L Petersen Gail Collins Thomas Scott Smith Brock R McMillan
Megan W. Nordquist Steven L Petersen Todd Fergus Robinson
Kirk Davies Chad Boyd Gail Collins Steven L Petersen
Ammon Boswell Steven L Petersen Ryan Russell Jensen Danny Summers Jason Vernon
Steven L Petersen Craig Carr Gail Collins Chad Boyd Kirk Davies Amy Gooch
April Hulet Bruce A Roundy Steven L Petersen Stephen Bunting Ryan Russell Jensen
April Hulet Bruce A Roundy Steven L Petersen Stephen Bunting Ryan Russell Jensen
Craig Carr Steven L Petersen Douglas E. Johnson Patrick E. Clark Gail Collins
Nathan Cline Timothy Deboodt Michael Fischer Steven L Petersen
Melissa L Landeen Steven L Petersen Stanley G Kitchen Peter J Weisberg Brian A Reeves Kevin A Costa
Megan W Nordquist Todd Fergus Robinson Steven L Petersen
April hulet Bruce A Roundy Steven L Petersen Steven Bunting Ryan Russell Jensen
Steven L Petersen
Christopher Stephen Balzotti Richard Ellis Terry Steven L Petersen Ryan Jensen
Steven L Petersen Richard F. Miller Michael E. Gregg Andrew Yost
Steven L Petersen Gail E. Collins Douglas E. Johnson Patrick E. Clark Megan Wilson
Steven L Petersen Gail H Collins Craig A Carr Douglas E. Johnson Patrick E. Clark
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