Assistant Professor of Environmental Science Policy & Management
The overall goal of my research is to understand the factors influencing the persistence of fish populations. In particular, I focus on diversity within and among populations as a mechanism for stability. Much of my work focuses on Pacific salmon but I am expanding into other study systems as well.
High Time for Conservation: Adding the Environment to the Debate on Marijuana Liberalization. Carah, J., Howard, J., Thompson, S.E., Short Gianotti, A.G., Bauer, S., Carlson, S.M., Dralle, D.N., Gabriel, M.W., Hulette, L., Johnson, B., Knight, C., Kupferberg, S., Martin, S., Naylor, R., Power, M.E. (2015): BioScience (Advance Access)
The Thirsty Eel: Summer and Winter Flow Thresholds that Tilt the Eel River of Northwestern California from Salmon-Supporting to Cyanobacterially Degraded States. Power, M.E., Bouma-Gregson, K., Higgins, P. and Carlson, S.M. (2015): Copeia 1:200-211.
Papers and books that explicitly acknowledge a CZO grant are highlighted in PALE ORANGE.
Eel River Critical Zone Observatory Annual Report 2017. Dietrich, W. (2017): Eel River CZO, UC Berkeley
Eel River Critical Zone Observatory Annual Report 2016. Dietrich, W. (2016): Eel River CZO, UC Berkeley
Eel River Critical Zone Observatory Annual Report 2015. Dietrich, W. (2015): Eel River CZO, UC Berkeley
The Eel River Critical Zone Observatory: exploring how the critical zone will mediate watershed currencies and ecosystem response in a changing environment. Dietrich, WE, JK Bishop, SM Carlson, ME Power, and S Thompson (2013): NSF Proposal
29 Jul 2015 - Eel River CZO ecohydrologist Sally Thompson and ecologists Stephanie Carlson and Mary Power worked with The Nature Conservancy to explore the...