Thomas A. Minckley
Thomas A. Minckley is a biogeographer whose research interests are broadly on long-term process of environmental change, biogeomorphic controls of landscape stability, and the utilization of paleoenvironmental records for establishing conservation and restoration of modern ecosystems. He received his Ph.D. degree in geography from the University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA, and is an Assistant Professor of geography at the University of Wyoming. His focus is on the interactions between climate disturbance and vegetation response of arid and semiarid ecosystems. His specialty is in palynological analyses and interpretation of late Quaternary sedimentary deposits, from lakes, wetland, and caves. His work is largely focused in the drier portions of western North America, but he has conducted work in coastal environments, temperate rainforests, and deciduous forests in North America and Europe.
Biography Updated on 20 June 2012