Zach Lundeen
  • Director, Bonderman Field Station at Rio Mesa
  • Research Assistant Professor, Sch Of Environ,Society&Sustain
  • Affiliate Faculty, Global Change and Sustainability Center


  • Joshua Heyer, Simon Brewer, Andrea Brunelle, Berengere Leys, Zachary Lundeen, Tammy Rittenour & Mitchell Power (2022). Age control for the Lake Bottom oxbow in the Dolores River watershed of eastern Utah, USA. Quaternary International, Vol. 621, pp 62-73.. Published, 03/17/2022.
  • Groves, M., Brunelle, A. R., Power, M. J., Petersen, K. L., & Lundeen, Z. J. (2021). Late-Holocene seasonal moisture variability: Range Creek Canyon, Utah, USA. The Holocene, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 356-367. Published, 03/01/2021.
  • Carter, V. A., Power, M. J., Lundeen, Z. J., Morris, J. L., Petersen, K. L., Brunelle, A., ... & Bartlein, P. J. (2018). A 1,500-year synthesis of wildfire activity stratified by elevation from the US Rocky Mountains. Quaternary International, v. 488, pp. 107-119.. Published, 09/20/2018.
  • Lundeen, Z. J., & Brunelle, A. (2016). A 14,000-year record of fire, climate, and vegetation from the Bear River Range, southeast Idaho, USA. The Holocene 26(6), p.833-842. DOI: 10.1177/0959683615622545. Published, 05/13/2016.
  • Lundeen, Z., Brunelle, A., Burns, S.J., Asmerom, Y., Polyak, V., (2013) A Speleothem Record of Holocene Paleoclimate from the Northern Wasatch Mountains, Southeast Idaho, USA. Quaternary International, 310, pp. 83-95. Published, 10/15/2013.
  • Morris, J. L., le Roux, P. C., Macharia, A. N., Brunelle, A., Hebertson, E. G., & Lundeen, Z. J. (2013). Organic, elemental, and geochemical contributions to lake sediment deposits during severe spruce beetle (Dendroctonus rufipennis) disturbances. Forest Ecology and Management, 289, 78-89. Published, 02/2013.
  • Nicoll, K. and Lundeen, Z.J., (2010) A Case Study on the Geomorphic Effects of Fire: the 2009 Big Pole Fire, Skull Valley, UT. Vignettes –Key Concepts in Geomorphology. Online vignette supporting textbook :Bierman, P. and Montgomery, D. (Eds.) Key concepts in Geomorphology.W.H. Freeman, Vermont. Online at Published, 01/2010.

Research Keywords

  • Water Resources, Management or Planning
  • Paleoecology
  • Paleoclimatology