About the Project

Land Management Treatments

Vegetation and Fuels

Soils and Biogeochemistry

Water Runoff and Erosion

Birds and Insects


Human Perspectives

Climate Change Connection

Weather Stations

SageSTEP Team Members

SageSTEP Partners

SageSTEP Team Members

To view a person's contact information and a description of his/her work, please click on his/her name. If you have questions about a particular aspect of the study, please refer to the primary contact individual for that discipline, whose name is marked by an asterisk (*).

Project Coordination:
Jim McIver*, Ecologist and SageSTEP Project Coordinator, Oregon State University

Sagebrush-Cheatgrass Researchers:
Paul Doescher*, Rangeland Ecologist, Oregon State University
Gene Schupp*, Plant Ecologist, Utah State University
David Pyke*, Plant Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey

Sagebrush-Woodland Researchers:
Richard Miller*, Plant Community Ecologist, Oregon State University
Robin Tausch*, Supervisory Range Scientist/Plant Ecologist, USDA Forest Service
Bruce Roundy*, Plant Ecologist, Brigham Young University
Jeanne Chambers
, Plant Ecologist, USDA Forest Service

Site Managers:
Scott Shaff*, Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey
Maggie Gray*, Research Associate, Utah State University

Steve Bunting
*, Rangeland Ecologist, University of Idaho

Dale Johnson
*, Soil Scientist, University of Nevada, Reno
Benjamin Rau, Soil Scientist

Fred Pierson
*, Research Hydrologist, USDA Agricultural Research Service
Jason Williams, Hydrologist, USDA Agricultural Research Service
Patrick Kormos, USDA Agricultural Research Service

Steve Knick*, Research Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey
Steve Hanser, Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey
Mike Wisdom, Wildlife Biologist, USDA Forest Service
Matthias Leu, Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey

Mark Brunson*, Social Scientist, Utah State University
Bruce Shindler, Social Scientist, Oregon State University

Kim Rollins
*, Economist, University of Nevada, Reno
John Tanaka, Economist, Oregon State University
Neil Rimbey, Extension Range Economist, University of Idaho
Tom Harris, Economist, University of Nevada, Reno

David Turner
, Mathematical Statistician, USDA Forest Service
James Grace, Research Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey
Manuela Huso, Research Statistician, U.S. Geological Survey

Management Representation:
Mike Pellant, Great Basin Restoration Initiative Coordinator/Rangeland Ecologist, Bureau of Land Management
Nora Devoe, Science Coordinator, Bureau of Land Management

Linda Schueck, IT Specialist
Courtney Loomis, Database Manager

Lael Gilbert
*, Outreach Program Coordinator, Utah State University

Graduate Students