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Volker Radeloff

Curriculum Vitae

since 2011: Professor, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2006-2011: Assistant Professor, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2000-2006: Assistant Professor, Department of Forest Ecology and Management, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1999-2000: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Forest Ecology and Management, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1998: Ph.D., Department of Forest Ecology and Management, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1995: M.Sc. GIS, Department of Geography, University of Edinburgh

1994: Diploma in Geography, University of Trier/Germany

 

Research Interests

As many, I am concerned about pace of human induced change in our environment. My research aims to provide solid data on the patterns of change, and to predict likely effects on biodiversity and forests be they wild or managed.

Personal Interests

"... and I think to myself, what a wonderful world." Wild places excite me; knowing that they are there, hiking in them, forgetting about time. I truly cherish a good meal among friends; the laughter brought out by a bottle of wine, passionate voices searching for solutions. And I am a happy man thanks to my wife and daughter who have opened my eyes and make my life so much richer.

Selected Publications

Radeloff, V. C., S. I. Stewart, T. J. Hawbaker, U. Gimmi, A. M. Pidgeon, C. H. Flather, R. B. Hammer, and D. Helmers. 2010. Housing growth in and near United States’ protected areas limits their conservation value. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(2): 940-945.

Volker C. Radeloff, Roger B. Hammer, and Susan I. Stewart. 2005. Rural and Suburban Sprawl in the U.S. Midwest from 1940 to 2000 and Its Relation to Forest Fragmentation. Conservation Biology 19(3): 793-805.

Radeloff, V.C., R.B. Hammer, S.I Stewart, J.S. Fried, S.S. Holcomb, and J.F. McKeefry. 2005. The Wildland Urban Interface in the United States. Ecological Applications 15: 799-805.


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Project supported by a grant from the National Science Centre

 

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