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Margaret Kneller

Margaret Kneller

2006 Adjunct Assistant Professor of Natural Sciences

[email protected]

Coordinator of the Math Lab
B.S., Stanford University, 1980
M.E.S., Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, 1988
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1996

After studying geology as an undergraduate, Professor Margaret Kneller earned an M.E.S. in Environmental Sciences and a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences. Her interests are in ecosystems and paleoecology, with an emphasis on climate and plants.

At JCU, Professor Kneller teaches and communicates the fundamentals of natural sciences, to non-science majors—since awareness of natural resources is important for navigating the urban and global environment.

Select Publications:

Snook, Laura & Dulloo, Mohammad & Jarvis, Andy & Scheldeman, Xavier & Kneller, Margaret. (2011). Crop Germplasm Diversity: The Role of Gene Bank Collections in Facilitating Adaptation to Climate Change. Crop Adaptation to Climate Change. 495 - 506. 10.1002/9780470960929.ch34.

Kneller, Margaret, Tiezzi, Enzo, Bastianoni, Simone, Donati, Alessandro, Marchettini, Nadia & Rossi, Claudio. (2006). 2.3 "Applicazione della metodologia IPCC" and 2.4 "Il bilancio dei Gas Serra della Provincia di Siena" on pages 34 to 45. In book: SPIN – ECO, Studio di sostenibilita’ della provincia di Siena attraverso indicatori ecodinamici. Provincia di Siena., Publisher: Fondazione Monte dei Paschi di Siena, and ARCA Onlus, Editors: Dipart. di Scienze e Tecnologie Chimiche e dei Biosistemi – Università di Siena.

Kneller, Margaret & Peteet, Dorothy. (1999). Late-Glacial to Early Holocene Climate Changes from a Central Appalachian Pollen and Macrofossil Record. Quaternary Research - QUATERNARY RES. 51. 133-147. 10.1006/qres.1998.2026.