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Caitlin L. Lippitt, Ph.D.

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of New Mexico

Educational History

Ph.D. Geography 2013, San Diego State University/University of California, Santa Barbara

Dissertation: Remote-sensing based characterization of herbaceous vegetation in California shrublands. Douglas A. Stow, Adviser

M.S., Geography, 2007, San Diego State University                               

Thesis: Examining the influence of short-interval fire occurrence on post-fire recovery of chamise chaparral. Douglas A. Stow, Adviser

B.S., Geography, 2002, University of California, Santa Barbara 

Research Interests

Biogeography, invasive species, remote sensing of vegetation, fire ecology, the role of disturbance in plant communities.      

Recent Publications

Lippitt, C.L., Stow, D., O’Leary, J.O., Franklin, J. 2013. The influence of short-interval fire occurrence on post-fire recovery of fire-prone shrublands in California, USA. International Journal of Wildland Fire 22, 184-193.

Stow, D., Toure, S. Lippitt, C.L., Lippitt, C.D., Lee, C. 2012. Frequency distribution signatures and classification of within-object pixels, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 15, 49-56.