Monica Turner


Monica G. Turner is an American scientist known for her work(1988-present) on the fire devastated Yellowstone National Park brought about by one of the worst droughts ever recorded in U. S history.

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1980 - 1986 3 More Events
1987 ? In 1987 after completion of her postdoctoral research Turner went on to become a staff scientist at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. … Read More
1988 ? In 1988 Turner sought to find a Landscape in which to study her model. … Read More
1989 ? Turner and Romme began working in the park in summer of 1989 under challenging conditions. … Read More
2000 ? Her work at Yellowstone gave insight into vegetation dynamics concerning changing disturbance regimes, vertebrate grazing, as well as her study in soil-microbe nutrient interactions which were looked into more thoroughly after Yellowstone's stand-replacing fire in 2000, Turner found that relatively large amounts of ammonium depletion occur during the first four years. … Read More
2004 ? Turner was elected to the United States National Academy of Sciences in 2004.
2008 ? In 2008 she received the ECI Prize in terrestrial ecology and the Robert H. MacArthur Award from the Ecological Society of America.
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