Erica Smithwick photo
Associate Professor of Geography
Director, LEAPS (Landscape Ecology at Penn State)
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
Phone number(s): 
(814) 865-6693
Office Address: 
318 Walker Building
PSIEE Research Theme: 
Water and Biogeochemical Cycles
Research Summary: 

Research is at the interface of landscape and ecosystem ecology, focusing on the influence of spatial patterns on ecosystem function with a specific interested in the role of fire patterns on soil biogeochemistry and carbon storage.