Staff

Project Manager
Isabel is a plant ecologist, responsible for managing the day-to-day research activities and coordinates with the Principal Investigators and other scientific collaborators to accomplish the challenging goals of the warming experiment. She is also responsible of maintaining our scientific equipment and ensuring high quality data. 
Project Coordinator
Iana is an environmental scientist,  who works with the Project Manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of the project and is responsible for general project administration, management of volunteers and interns, social media, and educational outreach. She is also the primary liaison for communications regarding TRACE.
Plant PhysiologyTechnician
Nicole is an ecologist responsible for collecting plant physiology data, specifically foliar photosynthesis and respiration as well as root respiration. She also assists the project manager with day-to-day maintenance of instruments and database administration.
General Technician
William is a biologist responsible for routine sample collection, field measurements, site inspections; sample processing, and data organization.  He also assists the project manager with day-to-day equipment maintenance and database organization. 
Research Technicians
Robin is a biogeochemist with the USGS in Moab UT who is responsible for processing and analyzing many of the soil and plant samples collected from the plots.
Armin is a biologist with the USGS in Moab UT who assists with a number of different areas of the project; especially root cleaning and scanning, Li-Cor troubleshooting, and environmental sensor installation and operation