Department Personnel

Lesley Rigg

    Lesley Rigg

       Davis Hall, Room 203
       lrigg@niu.edu

       Professor
       Ph. D. University of Melbourne

 

 

Research Emphasis:Biogeography, Forest Ecology, Dynamics of Plant Communities 

 

 

  

  

 

Specific Research Endeavors

The population dynamics of the boreal forest/deciduous forest boundary in Lake Superior (Ontario, Canada)and potential species range shifts associated with climate change. The population ecology of tree species growing in mixed angiosperm/conifer communities associated with ultramafic soils, in New Caledonia (South Pacific). The regeneration status of oak/hickory woodlands in Northern Illinois.