NALINI M NADKARNI portrait
  • Professor Emeritus, School Of Biological Sciences
360-870-6632

Publications

  • NALINI M NADKARNI (date unknown). The occurrence of monoplastidy in the ancient genus Selaginella associated with phylogeny. The 7th Annual Meeting, 15th-18th November, Asia and Oceania Conference on Photobiology, Taipei, Taiwan. Accepted, .
  • Song, L. (date unknown). Response of non-vascular epiphytes to simulated climate change in a montane moist evergreen broad-leaved forest in southwest China. Biological Conservation 152:127-135. Accepted, .
  • Nadkarni, N. M (date unknown). Nadkarni, N. M. and A. Stasch. 2013. How broad are our broader Impacts? Analysis of the National Science Foundation's Ecosystems Program and the Broader Impacts requirement. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 11:13–19. doi:10.1890/110106. Accepted, .
  • Amici, A. (date unknown). Contrasting effects of host tree isolation on population connectedness in two tropical epiphytic bromeliads. American Journal of Botany. Vol. 106(12), 1602– 1611. Accepted, .
  • Amici, A. (date unknown). Differences in epiphyte biomass and community composition along landscape and within-crown spatial scales. Biotropica. Vol. 52, 46– 58. Accepted, .
  • Amici, A. (date unknown). Differences in epiphyte biomass and community composition along landscape and within-crown spatial scales. Biotropica. Vol. 52, 12725. Accepted, .
  • Amici, A. (date unknown). Contrasting effects of host tree isolation on population connectedness in two tropical epiphytic bromeliads. American Journal of Botany. Vol. 106, 1602-1611. Accepted, .
  • Gotsch, Sybil G. (date unknown). Life in the Treetops: Ecophysiological Strategies of Canopy Epiphytes in a Tropical Montane Cloud Forest. Ecological Society of America. 150228045055007. Accepted, .
  • NALINI M NADKARNI (date unknown). Physical and chemical characteristics of canopy soils of Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) and bigleaf maple (Acer macrophyllum) in the Queets River Watershed, Washington State. Soil Science Society of America 78: S118-S124. Accepted, .
  • Nychka, D. (date unknown). Three-dimensional analysis of the distribution of epiphytes in tropical tree crowns. Biometrics. Accepted, .
  • Sheldon, K. (date unknown). Spatial and Temporal Variation of Seed Rain in the Canopy and on the Ground of a Tropical Cloud Forest. Biotropica. Accepted, .
  • Nadkarni, NM (date unknown). Baseline Attitudes and Impacts of Informal Science Education Lectures on Content Knowledge and Value of Science Among Incarcerated Populations. Science Communications. Vol. 40. Accepted, .
  • Nadkarni, N. M. (date unknown). Impacts of astrobiology lectures on knowledge and attitudes about science in incarcerated populations. Astrobiology. Vol. 20, 1262–1271. Accepted, .
  • NALINI M NADKARNI (date unknown). Clonality and dynamics of leaf abscission of Gambel Oaks at small spatial scales in Utah. Forest Science 61:829-833. Accepted, .
  • Dangerfield, C (date unknown). Canopy soil bacterial communities altered by severing host tree limbs. PeerJ. Accepted, .
  • NALINI M NADKARNI (date unknown). Total and epiphyte litter under the canopy of Acer macrophyllum stands in an old-growth temperate rainforest, Washington State, USA. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 45:1654-1661. Accepted, .
  • NALINI M NADKARNI (date unknown). Life in the treetops: ecophysiological strategies of canopy epiphytes in a tropical montane cloud forest. Ecological Monographs 85:393–412. Accepted, .
  • Nadkarni, NM (date unknown). Elements of disturbance that affect epiphyte vitality in a temperate rainforest: an experimental approach. Journal of Plant Ecology. Accepted, .
  • Nadkarni, N. (date unknown). Faith and science as partners in environmental awareness and Creation Care: An ecologist’s view. Currents in Theology and Mission. Vol. 47, 41-48. Accepted, .
  • Williams, C. (date unknown). Vascular epiphytes show low physiological resistance and high recovery capacity to episodic, short‐term drought in Monteverde, Costa Rica. Functional Ecology. Accepted, .
  • Horns, J. J. (date unknown). How repeated exposure to informal science education affects content knowledge of and perspectives on science among incarcerated adults. PLoS ONE. Accepted, .
  • Liu, J-W (date unknown). Gigantic chloroplasts, including bizonoplasts, are common in shade-adapted species of the ancient vascular plant family Selaginellaceae. American Journal of Botany. Vol. 107, 1-15. Accepted, .
  • Nadkarni, N. M. (date unknown). Beyond the deficit model: the Ambassador Approach to public engagement. BioScience. Vol. 69, 305–313. Accepted, .
  • Nadkarni, N. M. (date unknown). Elements of disturbance that affect epiphyte vitality in a temperate rainforest: an experimental approach. Journal of Plant Ecology. Vol. 12, 306-313. Accepted, .
  • Gotsch, S.G. (date unknown). The functional roles of epiphytes and arboreal soils in tropical montane cloud forests. Journal of Tropical Ecology. Vol. 32, 455-468. Accepted, .
  • Nadkarni, N. M. (date unknown). Beyond the deficit model: the Ambassador Approach to public engagement. BioScience. Vol. 69, 305-313. Accepted, .
  • Sheldon, K (date unknown). Sheldon, K. and N. Nadkarni. The use of pasture trees by birds in a tropical montane landscape in Monteverde, Costa Rica. 2013. Journal of Tropical Ecology 29:459–462. Accepted, .
  • Aubrey, D.A. (date unknown). Aubrey, D.A., N. M. Nadkarni, and C. P. Broderick. 2013. Patterns of moisture and temperature in canopy and terrestrial soils in a temperate rainforest, Washington. Botany (formerly Canadian Journal of Botany) 91: 739-744. Accepted, .
  • Sheldon, K. (date unknown). Sheldon, K., and N. Nadkarni. Spatial and temporal variation of seed rain in the canopy and on the ground of a tropical cloud forest. Biotropica 45:549–556. Accepted, .
  • Nadkarni, N. (date unknown). How broad are our broader impacts? Analysis of the National Science Foundation's Ecosystems Program and the Broader Impacts requirement. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. doi:10.1890/110106. Accepted, .
  • Nadkarni, N. (date unknown). The future we want. Essay for the RIO+20 website for the United Nations. Accepted, .
  • Nadkarni, NM (date unknown). From orange to blue: how nature imagery affects inmates in the "Blue Room". (pp. 36-41). Vol. 79. Corrections Today. Accepted, .
  • Nadkarni, NM (date unknown). Green I love you green. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL. Accepted, .
  • NALINI M NADKARNI (date unknown). Into the light: bringing science education to the incarcerated. Dimensions, Association for Science and Technology Centers. Accepted, .
  • Stasch, A. (date unknown). Interpreting in prisons: the sustainablility in prisons project. Legacy June/July 2012 12-20. Accepted, .

Presentations

  • Earth Day, University of Vermont. , Presented, 2020.
  • Lytton J. Musselman Natural History Lecture, Old Dominion University. , Presented, 2019.
  • From Ivory Tower to Prison Tower: How Scientists can Engage the Science-Unengaged. National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center. , Accepted, 2019.
    https://www.sesync.org/events-announcements/thu-20...
  • University of Washington, Center for Creative Conservation. The Northwest Nature & Health Symposium. October 26, 2017. Offering Nature Where Nature is Not Weaving the missing threads of the nature-deprived into the tapestry of nature and human health. , Presented, 2017.
    http://conservation.uw.edu/current-work/the-northw...
  • Pebble Beach Author and Ideas Festival, September 2017. The art of "tapestry thinking" entwines different ways of knowing how to address complex problems. , Presented, 2017.
    http://pbaif.com/schedule/
  • The Wildlife Society 24th Annual Conference, September 2017. , Presented, 2017.
    http://wildlife.org/conference-plenary-speakers-to...
  • Boise State University, The Idea of Nature Public Lecture Series. March 16, 2017. “A Tapestry of Nature: Emerging Themes of Disturbance and Recovery from Multiple Disciplines”. , Presented, 2017.
    http://scholarworks.boisestate.edu/ideaofnature/
  • College of Idaho's Marv and Laurie Henberg Lectureship in Environmental Studies. March 15, 2017. “A Tapestry of Nature: Emerging Themes of Disturbance and Recovery from Multiple Disciplines”. , Presented, 2017.
    https://www.collegeofidaho.edu/news/henberg-lectur...
  • Pitzer College, February 20, 2017. “Tapestry Thinking: Weaving the Threads of Humans and Nature”. , Presented, 2017.
    https://www.pitzer.edu/communications/2017/06/07/d...
  • Society for Critical Care Medicine, Peter Safar Memorial Lecture--Fallen: A Transdisciplinary Tale of Disturbance and Recovery. , Presented, 2017.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OO0_Q-d2aDA
  • National Geographic Live! Olympia, Washington, 2016. , Presented, 2016.
  • Brown University Baccalaureate Speech. , Presented, 2014.
  • Arizona State University. , Presented, 2013.
  • Whitman College. , Presented, 2013.
  • Nassau Community College. , Presented, 2013.
  • W.K. Kellog Biological Station. , Presented, 2012.
  • Michigan State University. , Presented, 2012.
  • Utah State University - Intermountain Bioneers Event. , Presented, 2012.
  • Symposium Series - Mathematics and Molecular Medicine. Utah Valley University. , Presented, 2012.
  • "Between Earth and Sky: Our Intimate Connection with Trees". , Presented, 2011.
  • Exploring the “Last Biotic Frontier”: Emerging Trends from Three Decades of Canopy Research in Tropical and Temperate Rainforests. , Presented, 2011.
  • “Looking Upward and Outward: Discoveries in Canopies of Tropical and Temperate Forests.”. , Presented, 2011.
  • “Sustaining Forests and Sustaining Ourselves: Trees as Providers and Inspiration for Our Lives”. , Presented, 2011.
  • Nadkarni, N. and F. Gander. 2019. Between Earth and Sky: Our Intimate Connections with Trees. Poetry-Science Reading. Poet’s House, New York City. , Presented, 2019.
  • Podtail.com - Podcast. December 23, 2017. Nalini Nadkarni on Discovering Forest Canopy Microcosms. Other, Other, 2017.
    https://podtail.com/en/podcast/for-the-wild/clayto...
  • Podcast, PRX. Hanging On: Treetop Truths for Disruptive Times. Other, Other, 2017.
    https://beta.prx.org/stories/122542
  • Workshop: National Alliance for Broader Impacts. Crossing Apparent Divides: Scientists’ Engagement with Non-Traditional Public Audience. Other, Presented, 2017.
    https://broaderimpacts.net/2017-schedule/
  • Canopy Confluence: Integrating Ecology with Environmental and Social Justice, Swarthmore College, 2015. Other, Presented, 2015.

Languages

  • Spanish, Fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Costa Rica
    40 years of fieldwork in Monteverde, Costa Rica.