JENNIFER H. WATT portrait
  • Associate Director, Environmental and Sustainability Studies
  • Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Environmental & Sustainability
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Geography Department

Publications

  • Morris, M., Mustaphi, C.C., Carter, V., Watt, J.H., Derr, K., Pisaric, M.F.J., Anderson, R.S., Brunelle, A. (2014). How do bark beetle remains in lake sediments correspond to severe outbreaks? A review of published and ongoing work. Quaternary International, 11, 387. Published, 11/02/2015.

Presentations

  • Watt, J.H, Brunelle, A., Bentz, B., and Kipfmueller K. (2017). A multi-method approach to studying disturbance in the Northern Rocky Mountain, USA. Oral Presentation, Western Forest Insect Work Conference, Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Presentation, Presented, 05/03/2017.
  • Corkery, G. and Watt, J.H. (2017). Investigating Historic Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreaks in the Sawtooth Mountains, Idaho, USA. Abstract and Poster, Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Utah. Poster, Presented, 04/04/2017.
  • Teague, C., Watt, J.H., Brunelle, A. (2015). A High Resolution Record of Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreaks from 7500-8500 Cal Yr BP at Maker Lake, Montana. Abstract and Poster, College of Social and Behavioral Science College Research Day. Poster, Accepted, 04/24/2015.
  • Howard, K., Brunelle, A., Watt, J.H. (2014). Holocene records of Mountain Pine Beetle outbreaks in the Northern Rocky Mountains. Abstract and Poster, Research Posters on the Hill, Capital Building, Salt Lake City. Poster, Accepted, 01/28/2014.
  • Vanessa, C., Howard, K., Watt, J.H., Brunelle, A., and Blissett, S. (2013). A Paleoecological history for the Sierra de Juarez Region of Baja California, Mexico. Abstract and Poster, Southwest Consortium of Environmental Research and Policy, Arizona State University, Arizona. Poster, Accepted, 03/07/2013.
  • Watt, J.H., Brunelle, A., and Brewer, S. (2013). Methods for detecting past mountain pine beetle outbreaks in pine dominated forests, Idaho, USA. Abstract and Poster, Global Change Sustainability Center Symposium, University of Utah, Utah. Poster, Accepted, 01/24/2013.
  • Watt, J.H. and Brunelle, A. (2010). Using lake sediment cores to investigate past mountain pine beetle outbreaks. Oral Presentation, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado. Presentation, Accepted, 10/31/2011.
  • Watt, J.H., Brunelle, A., and Kipfmueller, K. (2011). A late-Holocene record of disturbance from the Northern Rocky Mountains, USA. Abstract and Poster, PACLIM, Monterey, CA. Poster, Accepted, 03/10/2011.
  • Watt, J.H., Brunelle, A., and Bentz, B. (2010). Paleoecological data and their utility in identifying past bark beetle outbreaks and vegetation response. Oral Presentation, Western Forest Insect Work Conference, Flagstaff, Arizona. Presentation, Accepted, 04/05/2010.
  • Watt, J.H., Brunelle, A., and Bentz, B. (2009). Using lake sediment cores to investigate past mountain pine beetle outbreaks. Abstract and Poster, PACLIM, Monterey, CA. Poster, Accepted, 03/12/2009.
  • Watt, J.H., Anderson, R.S., and Lynch, A. (2006). Reconstructing past disturbance of spruce beetle (Dendroctonus rufipennis) from lake core sediments. Abstract and Poster, PACLIM, Monterey, CA. Poster, Accepted, 03/10/2006.
  • Brunelle, A., Blissett, S., Watt, J. H., Minckley, T., Morris, J., Morris, S., Spruance, C. (2006). Sedimentary charcoal as a proxy for past drought: exploration of new data from the southwestern United States. Abstract and Poster, PACLIM. Poster, Accepted, 03/10/2006.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Costa Rica
    The ENVST Program offers a learning abroad class in Costa Rica each summer and I rotate through teaching it every few years.
  • Mexico
    I have a collaborative research project in Baja Mexico.