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Dr. Helga VanMiegroet

Dr. Helga VanMiegroet

Wildland Resources / Ecology Center

Professor



Contact Information

Office Hours: Office Location BNR 157
Phone: 435-797-3175
Email: helga.vanmiegroet@usu.edu

Helga's research interests are:

  • Soil processes, mineral cycling, and nutrient transport mechanisms in wildland ecosystems
  • Carbon and nutrient dynamics in managed, natural, and disturbed forest
  • Effects of management, vegetation shifts and climate change on soil carbon storage and organic carbon quality in wildland soils
  • Pollution effects on soil-plant interactions and freshwater quality

Graduate Student:
Antra Boca - PhD

Courses:
WILD/SOIL 5350/6350 - Wildland Soils
WILD/SOIL/BIOL 6200 - Biogeochemistry of Terrestrial Ecosystems

Other Links to Research:
Tracking Carbon through the Soil: Research Partnerships with European Universities are Impacting Political Decision Making
Inaugural Lecture
Article on soil carbon (root) work highlighted in USU today 

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Selected Publications