Natural Resources Ecology Laboratory
Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO 80523
Ph.D. Forest Science, Dept. of Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University
Advisor: Dr. Warren Cohen, USDA Forest Service
Dissertation: The use of remote sensing for characterizing forest in wildlife habitat modeling.
M.S. Wildlife Resources, Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Sciences, University of Idaho
Advisor: Dr. Kerri Vierling
Thesis: The utilization of remotely-sensed ecological variables in the examination of avian species richness and species-specific habitat relationships in two mixed-conifer forests in north-central Idaho.
B.S. Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife, University of Missouri
Minor: Biological Sciences
2018-PRESENT: Research Scientist I, Natural Resources Ecology Laboratory, CSU
2018-PRESENT: Affiliate Faculty, Dept. of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, CSU
2015-PRESENT: Affiliate Faculty, Dept. of Forest Ecosystems and Science, Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University
2015-2018: Research Associate, Dept. of Forest Resources, University of Minnesota
2015: Postdoctoral Researcher, Dept. of Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University
2011-2014: Graduate research assistant, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
2009-2011: Graduate research assistant, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
2011: Field Research Ecologist, USGS, field site: Ruby Mountains, NV
2008: Research Technician, Weyerhaeuser Company, Cottage Grove, OR
2007: Lead Hawk Migration Observer, Hawk Watch International, field site: Bridger Mtns, MT
2006-2007: Avian Field Technician, University of Montana Avian Science Center, field site: Glacier National Park and Flathead National Forest, MT
2006: Avian Field Biologist, Institute for Wildlife Studies, field site: San Clemente Island (closed navy base), CA
2005: Research Technician, University of Missouri, field site: Black Hills, SD
2004: Research Technician, University of Missouri, field site: northwest ND
2018-PRESENT: Serve as primary advisor and committee member to CSU graduate students
2016-PRESENT: Serve as committee member to OSU graduate students, provide wildlife habitat spatial modeling guidance and general project mentoring.
Colorado State University Guest Lectures
Seminar on GIS and Remote Sensing, Lecture title “LandTrendr in Google Earth Engine”, Spring 2019
Oregon State University Guest Lectures
Fire Ecology, Lecture title “Wildlife and Wildfire”, Spring 2012 and 2013
PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
Mangan, A.O., T. Chestnut, J.C. Vogeler, I.K. Breckheimer, W.M. King, K. E. Bagnall, & K.M. Dugger. 2019. Factors related to occupancy dynamics and breeding propensity of Northern Spotted Owls in a protected area: habitat, weather, and presence of Barred Owls. The Condor. IN PRESS.
Lesmeister, D.B., S.G. Sovern, R.J. Davis, D.M. Bell, M.J. Gregory, & J.C. Vogeler. 2019. Mixed-severity wildfire and habitat of an old-forest obligate. Ecosphere 10(4): e02696. 10.1002/ecs2.2696
Vogeler, J.C., J.D. Braaten, R.A. Slesak, & M.J. Falkowski. 2018. Extracting the full value of the Landsat archive: Inter-sensor harmonization for the mapping of Minnesota forest canopy cover (1973 -2015). Remote Sensing of Environment, 209, 363-374.
Bae, S., J. Muller, D. Lee, K.T. Vierling, J.C. Vogeler, L.A. Vierling, A.T. Hudak, H. Latifi, & S. Thorn. 2018. Taxonomic, functional, and phylogenetic diversity of bird assemblages are oppositely associated to productivity and heterogeneity in temperate forests. Remote Sensing of Environment, 215, 145-156.
Vogeler, J.C., Z. Yang, & W.B. Cohen. 2016 (Invited). Mapping post-fire habitat characteristics through the fusion of remote sensing tools, Remote Sensing of Environment, 173, 294-303.
Vogeler, J.C., Z. Yang, & W.B. Cohen. 2016. Mapping Suitable Lewis’s Woodpecker Nesting Habitat in a Post-Fire Landscape, Northwest Science, 90(4), 421-432.
Vogeler, J.C., & W.B. Cohen. 2016 (Invited). A review of the role of active remote sensing and data fusion for characterizing forest in wildlife habitat models, Revista de Teledetección, 45, 1-14. Special Issue: Active Remote Sensing of Forests.
Kline, J. D., M. E. Harmon, T. A. Spies, A. T. Morzillo, R. J. Pabst, B. C. McComb, F. Schnekenburger, K. A. Olsen, B. Csuti, & J. C. Vogeler. 2016. Evaluating carbon storage, timber harvest, and potential habitat possibilities for western Cascades (US) forests. Ecological Applications, 26(7), 2044–2059.
Lorenz, T., K. Vierling, J. Aycrigg, J. Vogeler, & J. Lonneker. 2015. Incorporating shrub and snag specific LiDAR data into GAP wildlife models. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management, 6(2), 437-447.
Vogeler, J. C., A.T. Hudak, L.A. Vierling, J. Evans, P. Green, & K.T. Vierling. 2014. Terrain and vegetation structural influences on local avian species richness in two mixed-conifer forests. Remote Sensing of Environment, 147, 13-22.
Vierling, K.T., C.E. Swift, A.T. Hudak, J.C. Vogeler, & L.A. Vierling. 2014. How much does the time lag between wildlife field-data collection and LiDAR-data acquisition matter for studies of animal distributions? A case study using bird communities. Remote Sensing Letters, 5(2): 185-193.
Vogeler, J.C., A.T. Hudak, L.A. Vierling, & K.T. Vierling. 2013. Lidar-derived canopy architecture predicts Brown Creeper occupancy of two western coniferous forests. The Condor, 115(3), 614-622.
Severud, W. J., M. D. Nelson, J. Vogeler, P. Landisch, T. K. Host, & J. Knight. 2019. Combining FIA and land cover data for assessing watershed conditions for cold water fish within Great Lakes basins. Forest Inventory and Analysis Stakeholder Science Meeting, Knoxville, TN, 20 November 2019.
Severud, W. J., M. D. Nelson, T. K. Host, J. Knight, & J. Vogeler. 2019. Watershed-scale modeling of brook trout distribution and abundance in Lake Superior’s basin: Incorporating remotely sensed landscape data as indicators of habitat. American Fisheries Society, Reno, NV, 2 October 2019.
Vogeler, J.C., R.A. Slesak, & M.J. Falkowski. 2019. Spatial and temporal patterns of Forest Change by Disturbance Agent across Minnesota (1972-2015). US-AILE, Fort Collins, CO, 9 April 2019.
LaRoe, J., W. Tinkham, M. Falkowski, & J. Vogeler. 2019. Spatial Analysis of System Drivers and Presence of Emergent Aquatic Vegetation in Northern Minnesota (Poster Presentation). US-AILE, Fort Collins, CO, 8 April 2019.
Jensen, E. R., J. C. Vogeler, B. Newingham, & M. F. Falkowski. 2019. A Remote Sensing Approach to Resilience and Resistance in Sagebrush Systems of the Great Basin (Poster Presentation). US-AILE, Fort Collins, CO, 8 April 2019.
Vogeler, J.C., R.A. Slesak, & M.J. Falkowski. 2018. Characterizing Forty Years of Forest Change in Minnesota: Applications in Forest and Wildlife Science. ForestSAT, College Park, MD, 3 October 2018.
Vogeler, J.C., R.A. Slesak, & M.J. Falkowski. 2018. Characterizing forest change dynamics in Minnesota for forest and wildlife science applications (1975-2015). USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis Research Techniques Band, Invited Webinar, 26 April 2018. Recording available at: https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/prjhzov1f5fi/
Lesmeister, D., D. Bell, R. Davis, M. Gregory, & J. Vogeler. 2017. Interactions between mixed severity wildfire and forest types used by Northern Spotted Owls. The Wildlife Society Conference, Albuquerque, NM, 25 September, 2017.
Vogeler, J. C., J. Braaten, R. A. Slesak, & M. J. Falkowski. 2016. Mapping historical canopy cover change and recovery using Landsat time series imagery (1972-2015). ForestSAT, Santiago, Chile, 16 November 2016.
Vogeler, J. C., Z. Yang, & W.B. Cohen. 2015. Remote sensing maps of post-fire forest structure facilitate the modeling and mapping of Lewis’s woodpecker nesting habitat. Silvilaser, La Grande Motte, France, 28 September 2015 (invited).
Vogeler, J. C., Z. Yang, & W.B. Cohen. 2014. Modeling post-fire habitat characteristics through the fusion of remote sensing tools. ForestSAT, Riva del Garda, Italy, 7 November 2014.
Vogeler, J. C. & W. B. Cohen. 2014. Characterizing forest for wildlife habitat models: past, present, and future. ForestSAT, Riva del Garda, Italy, 6 November 2014.
Vierling, L. A., K.T. Vierling, S. Martinuzzi, J. Vogeler, & A.T. Hudak. 2012. MacArthur’s Ladder: Advancing the role of LiDAR in assessing and conserving biodiversity. Silvilaser, Vancouver, BC, September 2012 (Invited).
ACTIVE RESEARCH GRANTS
2019: USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station – Modeling and estimating tree cover and land change in drainage basins of the Great Lakes, USA. Amount: $203,707; Role: PI; Status: Active.
2019: USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis Program – Improving Tree Canopy Cover modeling through reference data variations with implications for ecological applications. Amount: $94,000; Role: PI; Status: Active.
2019: NASA Carbon Monitoring System – A bottom-up, stakeholder-driven CMS for regional biomass carbon dynamics: Phase 2. Amount: $999,935.74 (total award), $279,067.32 (subaward for CSUs portion); Role: CoPI (A. Hudak PI); Status: Active.
2018: Joint Fire Sciences Program – Roles of pre-fire vegetation, soil, climate, and rehabilitation in Great Basin plant community recovery: Remote sensing approaches. Amount: $24,887; Role: PI; Status: Active.
2018: USDS Forest Service Northern Research Station – Remote Sensing of eastern redcedar encroachment dynamics in the Great Plains. Amount: $24,346; Role: PI; Status: Active.
COMPLETED RESEARCH GRANTS
2018: MN State – Characterizing Minnesota Forest Disturbance Patterns: Update and Expansion. Amount: $85,000; Role: PI; Status: Complete.
AWARDS, MEMBERSHIPS, AND OTHER EXPERIENCE
MANUSCRIPT REVIEWER FOR:
Condor, Forests, Journal of Ornithology, Landscape Ecology, Regional Environmental Change, Remote Sensing of Environment, Wildlife Society Bulletin
2011-2014: Student Association for Fire Ecology
2010: The National Wildlife Society
2009-2011: Graduate Women in Science
2003-2005: University of Missouri’s Raptor Rehabilitation Project
2002-2005: Student Chapter of the Wildlife Society
FELLOWSHIPS & SCHOLARSHIPS:
2012: NASA Graduate Fellowship
2009: Audubon Society Research Scholarship
2002: Pheasants Forever Scholarship
2001-2005: Curator Scholarship
Graduate Student Advising
CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENTS
Jillian LaRoe, (Co-Advisor) MS, Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, CSU
Eric Jensen, (Co-Advisor) MS, Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, CSU
Matthew Creasy, (Committee) MS, Dept. of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, CSU
Neal Swayze, (Committee) MS, Dept. of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, CSU
Ramiro Aragon Perez, (Committee) MNR, Dept. Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University
Anna O. Mangan, (Committee) MS, Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, Oregon State University