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College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
111 Perimeter Drive MS 1138
Moscow, ID 11111-1138

Phone: 111-111-8981

Fax: 111-111-5534

Email: [email protected]

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Eva Strand

Eva Strand, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Rangeland Ecology and Management


CNR 205C



Mailing Address

Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences
University of Idaho
111 Perimeter Drive, MS 1133
Moscow, Idaho 11111-1133


  • PhD. Natural Resources, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, 2007
  • M.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, 1986
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 1983

Research Interests

Geospatial analysis
Remote sensing
Landscape and spatial ecology
Rangeland ecology
Fire science

Strand, E.K., L.A. Vierling, S.C. Bunting, 2009. A spatially explicit model to predict future landscape composition of aspen woodlands under various management scenarios. Ecological Modelling, 220:175-191. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2008.09.010

Strand E. K., L. A. Vierling, A. M. S. Smith, S. C. Bunting, 2008. Net changes in aboveground woody carbon stock in western juniper woodlands, 1946–1998, Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences, 113, G01013, doi:10.1029/2007JG000544.

*See CV for full list of research projects, outreach activities and publications.

Outstanding Teacher, College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho, 2005


National Park Service Upper Columbia Basin Network 2007-2012: Implementation of Aspen Monitoring Protocol Project link

McIntyre Stennis 2010-2013: Effects of pre-fire vegetation composition and burn severity on successional pathways in sagebrush steppe/western juniper woodland

David Little Endowment Funds2009-2010: Landscape scale assessment of the effect of livestock grazing on fire behavior under wildfire conditions

Department of Energy via Montana State University2009-2010: Quantifying Carbon Sequestration of Coniferous Forests in the Northern Rockies Using Field Surveys, Stand Growth Modeling, and Lidar Remote Sensing

National Park Service Lava Beds National Monument2009-11: Fine-Scale Remote Sensing Applications to Support Vegetation and Fire Management Planning and Implementation

USGS GAP Analysis Program 2009-2011: A Application of GAP Principles in Local Conservation Planning and Implementation: Implications of Scale, Mapping and Modeling Techniques

Bureau of Land Management 2008-2011: Landscape scale assessment of fire response along a sagebrush steppe / western juniper successional gradient

Idaho Fish and Game, Bureau of Land Management, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Species Conservation, Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation 2008-2011: Development of an ‘Illustrated Guideline for Sage Grouse Habitat’

Lava Lake Institute for Science and Conservation 2007-2011: Detecting aspen in aspen/conifer woodlands, remote sensing methods


US Forest Service 2011-2012: Developing a Comprehensive Curricula for Assessing Fire Behavior, Fire Effects, Fire Regimes, and Vegetation Dynamics

The program mission is to provide land managers with science-based analysis tools and training (such as classroom training, online courses, webinars, guidebooks, and tool user guides and tutorials) focused on the assessment of fire behavior, fire effects, fire regimes, and vegetation dynamics.

US Forest Service 2011-2012: Ongoing Maintenance and Development of the Fire Research And Management Exchange System

The program goal is to provide a systematic method of exchanging information and transferring technology among wildland fire researchers, managers, and other stakeholders in order to make wildland fire documents, data, tools, and other information resources easy to find, access, distribute, compare, and use.

NASA Shared Services Center 2010-2012: Upper Midwest Aerospace Consortium, University of North Dakota, Forestry remote sensing extension to tribal colleges and land managers, development of online materials.

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College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
111 Perimeter Drive MS 1138
Moscow, ID 11111-1138

Phone: 111-111-8981

Fax: 111-111-5534

Email: [email protected]

Web: College of Natural Resources