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Shelley Crausbay

Research Affiliate

Shelley is a plant community ecologist, ecological modeler, and paleoecologist. Her research focuses on triggers of ecological state changes, climate drivers of vegetation patterns and dynamics, and the role of disturbance within a changing climate context. She gathers evidence across both modern and paleolandscapes and has worked in complex mountainous regions of the western US, as well as Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, Hawaiʻi, and Guam. Shelley is most interested in linking science to action and she uses ecological models to foster proactive management strategies that address ecological responses to our swiftly changing environment. Shelley works as a Lead Scientist at Conservation Science Partners.