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Tom R. Cottrell

 

 

 

Tom R. Cottrell, Professor Emeritus

email: cottrelt@cwu.edu

 

Plant Ecology Sampling Macro

Education

Ph.D. Colorado State University (Botany), 1993.
M.S. Colorado State University (Range Science), 1987.

Teaching

Plant Biology, General Ecology, Terrestrial Plant Ecology, Research Methods and Techniques.

Research

Plant ecology in areas of fire disturbance, rare plant habitats.
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Recent Publications

  • Cottrell, T. R. 2004. Seed rain traps for forest lands: considerations for trap construction and study design. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 5(1).
  • Cottrell, T. R. 2004. Capturing Difficult Botanical Concepts With A Net Of Previous Knowledge. American Biology Teacher 66(6):434-438.
  • Bai, T.J., Cottrell, T.R., Hao, D. Y., Te, T., and Brozka, R.J. 1997. Multi-Dimensional Sphere Model and vegetation instantaneous trend analysis. Ecological Modeling: 97:(1-2):75-86.
  • Bai, T.J., Cottrell, T.R., D.Y.Hao, and T. Te, 1995. An application of Multil-diminsional sphere Model on vegetation trend analysis for Ft. Carson. In: International symposium for Modern Ecology. Editor: Bo Li, Science Press, Beijing, 1995 (in Chinese with English abstract).
  • Bai, T.J., Hao, D.Y., Cottrell, T.R., and Te, T. 1996. Multi-dimensional Sphere Model and vegetation succession trend analysis. Grassland of China 2:35-46.
  • Cottrell, T.R. 1996. Use of plant strategy ordination, DCA and ANOVA to elucidate relationships among habitats of Salix planifolia and Salix monticola. Journal of Vegetation Science 7(2):237-246.
  • Cottrell, T.R. 1995. Willow colonization of Rocky Mountain mires. Canadian Journal of forest Research 25:215-222.

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