robert washington allen

Robert Washington-Allen

Associate Professor


I am interested in the research, teaching, and application of passive and active ground to satellite-based remote sensing and geographic information system (GIS) technologies to problems in landscape ecology, physical geography including synecology/biogeography, environmental monitoring, ecological restoration for developing solutions to restoring or maintaining the sustainability of dryland landscapes and their pastoral peoples.


Hamilton Township H.S., 1978
B.S. The Ohio State University, 1983
M.S. Utah State University, 1994
Ph.D. Utah State University, 2003


Publications are listed below.


Tree mortality from an exceptional drought spanning mesic to semiarid ecoregions


Ecological Applications 26: 602-611

Moore, G.W., Edgar ,C.B., Vogel, J.B., Washington-Allen, R.A., March, R.G., Zehnder, R.

<p>Signicant areas of the southern USA periodically experience intense drought that can lead to episodic tree mortality events. Because drought tolerance varies among species and size of trees, such...