Dominique Bachelet

Dominique Bachelet
Conservation Biology Institute
136 SW Washington Ave., Suite 202
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Biographical Info
Research Interests/Specializations: 
  • Biogeochemical cycling
  • Potential vegetation
  • Dynamic Fire Modeling
  • Simulation modeling
  • Ecosystems Research
  • Nutrient Cycling
  • Climate Change Impacts
  • Methane Emissions (agricultural and natural wetlands)
Current Research: 

2013-2014            Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments and Adaptation Strategies for NW Oregon Forests. Siuslaw National Forest: $35,000. PI: D. Bachelet.

2013-2014            Simulating Vegetation Dynamics on local and global scales: the MC1 Dynamic Global Vegetation model. USFS PNW: $74,995.

2012-2014            Estimating carbon pools and fluxes using a DGVM with prescribed landuse: MC1 contribution to the LandCarbon project. USGS: $324,187. PIs: Z. Zhu (USGS), D. Bachelet.

2012-2014            Integrated scenarios of climate, hydrology, and vegetation for the Northwest. NP-CSC: $84,983. PIs: P. Mote & D. Turner (OSU), D. Lettenmaier (UW). KP: D. Bachelet.


  • Ph. D., 1983, Colorado State University (J. Detling, W. Hunt)
  • Quantitative Ecologist, 1988-1994 U.S. EPA Env. Lab., Corvallis, OR
  • Assistant Professor, 1988-1999, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
  • Associate Professor, 1999-Present, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
  • Director of Climate Change Science, 2007-2008, The Nature Conservancy
  • Senior Climate Change Scientist, Conservation Biology Institute, 2009-Present