Frank Thompson

NE CSC Principal Investigator
Cooperative Professor, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

Consortium Institution: 

University of Missouri Columbia

Affiliations: 

Senior Scientist, U.S. Forest Service Northern Research Station

Education: 

M.S.: Wildlife Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 1982
Ph.D.: Wildlife Biology, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO, 1987
B.S.: Wildlife Biology, Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ, 1979

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Experience: 

GS14 Project Leader & Research Wildlife Biologist and Cooperative Assistant Professor, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station and Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, 1994 to 2000
GS15 Project Leader & Research Wildlife Biologist and Cooperative Associate Professor, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station and Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, 2000 to 2010
GS ST Senior Scientist and Cooperative Professor, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station and Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, 2010 to present
GS13 Research Wildlife Biologist, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, 1988 to 1994
Research Associate, Instructor, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, 1982 to 1988

Research Interests: 

Our University has expertise in aquatic ecosystems, big river ecosystems, climate adaptation science, climate dynamics, ecosystem modeling, fisheries management, human dimensions, landscape ecology, riverine ecology, surface water hydrology, sustainable forestry, terrestrial ecosystems, wetlands ecology & mapping, and wildlife management.  In addition to the listed categories, we have strengths in avian ecology, wildlife population ecology, and quantitative population, ecosystem, and landscape modeling.

Recent Publications

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