Kirsten Reid

Office: SN1020
Email: kirsten.reid@mun.ca

Supervisor: Dr. Carissa Brown

Research Groups: Northern EDGE Lab

Education:
MSc. Department of Biology, Wilfrid Laurier University (2017)
- Thesis: Effects of wildfires on tree establishment in conifer-dominated boreal forests in southern Northwest Territories
BSc. Honours – Biology (major), Social Sciences of Health (minor), University of Ottawa (2015)
- Thesis: Investigating latitudinal and longitudinal patterns in productivity of tree stands across the Northwest Territories

Title of Project: Invading Trees: How changes in community composition can facilitate tree range expansion in the western Canadian tundra

Presentations:
• Reid K, Day N, Johnstone J, Cumming S, Mack M, Turetsky M, Walker X, Baltzer J. (2017) Effects of wildfires on tree establishment in southern Northwest Territories boreal forests. Government of the Northwest Territories, Forest Management Division. October 30th, 2017. Webinar Presentation – Invited speaker.
• Reid K, Day N, Johnstone J, Cumming S, Mack M, Turetsky M, Walker X, Baltzer J. (2017) Effects of wildfires on tree establishment in southern Northwest Territories boreal forests. Ecology North Science for the People Speaker series. August 3rd, 2017. Yellowknife, NT. Oral Presentation – Invited speaker.
• Reid K, Day N, Johnstone J, Cumming S, Mack M, Turetsky M, Walker X, Baltzer J. (2017) Increasing jack pine dominance in post-fire successional trajectories. Canadian Botanical Association – 2017 Annual Meeting, July 4-8th, 2017. Waterloo, ON. Oral Presentation
• Reid K, Day N, Johnstone J, Cumming S, Mack M, Turetsky M, Walker X, Baltzer J. (2017) Increasing jack pine dominance in post-fire successional trajectories. Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution – 2017 Annual Meeting, May 7-11th, 2017. Victoria, BC. Oral Presentation
• Reid K, Day N, Johnstone J, Cumming S, Mack M, Turetsky M, Walker X, Baltzer J. (2017) Effects of wildfires on tree establishment on conifer-dominated boreal forests in southern Northwest Territories. Wilfrid Laurier University Biology Colloquium, April 4th – 5th, 2017. Waterloo, Ontario. Oral Presentation


Research Interests:

  • Tundra wildfires
  • Species range dynamics
  • Biogeography
  • Boreal wildfires

Contact

Department of Geography

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Tel: (709) 864-8000