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Range Science


Jack E. Norland, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Office: 205A Morrill Hall
Phone: (701) 231-9428

Research interests:
Restoration ecology
Application of remote sensing to natural resource management
Study of natural resources management problems in a socio-ecological setting

BS Wildlife Biology; Iowa State University; 1978;
MS Range Science; Montana State University; 1984 
Ph.D. Natural Resources Management; North Dakota State University; 2008 

Courses Taught:
NRM 453/653 (RNG 453/653) Rangeland Resources Watershed Management
NRM 420/620 Scenarios in Natural Resources Management
NRM 701 Terrestrial  Resources Management
NRM 702 Natural Resources Management Planning

Grygiel, C.E. ,J.E. Norland, and M.E. Biondini. 2009. Can Carbon and Phosphorous Amendments Increase Native Forbs in a Prairie Restoration Process? A Case Study in the Northern Tallgrass Prairie (U.S.A.). Submitted to Plant Ecology; 9 June 2009. 

Grygiel, C.E. , J.E. Norland, and M.E. Biondini. 2009. Precision Prairie Reconstruction (PPR):  A Technique for Increasing Native Forb Species Richness in a Few-Culture Grass Matrix. Ecological Restoration. 27:459-67  

Samuel, L.W., D. R. Kirby, J. E. Norland, and G. L. Anderson. 2008.  Leafy Spurge Suppression by Flea Beetles in The Little Missouri Drainage Basin, USA. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 61:437-443.  

Norland, J.E., L.R. Irby, and C.B. Marlow. 1985. Determination of optimum bison stocking rate in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota. J. Environmental Management 21:225-239.  

Singer, F.J., and J.E. Norland 1994. Niche relationships within a guild of ungulate species in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, following release from artificial controls. Canadian J. Zoology 72:1383-1394.  

Norland, J.E., F.J. Singer, and L. Mack. 1996. Effects of the Yellowstone fires of 1988 on elk habitats. pages 223-232 in J.M. Greenlee, editor. Ecological implications of fire in greater Yellowstone. International Association Wildland Fire, Fairfield, WA.

Irby, L R., J.E. Norland, M.G. Sullivan, J.A. Westfall Jr, and P Anderson. 2000. Dynamics of green ash woodlands in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The Prairie Naturalist 32:77-102.  

Irby, L.R., J.E. Norland, J. Westfall Jr, and M. Sullivan. 2002. Evaluation of a forage allocation model for Theodore Roosevelt National Park. J. Environmental Management 64:153-169. 

Singer, F.J., M.B. Coughenour, and J.E. Norland. 2004. Elk biology and ecology before and after the Yellowstone fires of 1988. pages 117-139 in L.L. Wallace editor, After the fires: the ecology of change in Yellowstone National Park. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.  

Mirik, M., J. E. Norland, R. L. Crabtree, and M. E. Biondini. 2005. Hyperspectral One-Meter-Resolution Remote Sensing in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming: I. Forage Nutritional Values. Rangeland Ecology and Management 58:452-458. 

Mirik, M., J. E. Norland, R. L. Crabtree, and M. E. Biondini. 2005. Hyperspectral One-Meter-Resolution Remote Sensing in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming: II. Biomass. Rangeland Ecology and Management 58:459-465. 

Higgins, K.F., K.J. Jenkins, G.K. Clambey, D.W. Uresk, D.E. Naugle, J.E. Norland, and W.T. Barker. 2005. Vegetation sampling and measurement. in C.E. Braun editor. Techniques for wildlife investigations and management. The Wildlife Society, Bethesda, MD.  

Mirik, M., J. E. Norland, M. E. Biondini, R. L. Crabtree, G. J. Michels, Jr. 2007. Relationships between Remotely Sensed Data and Biomass Components in a Big Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) Dominated Area in Yellowstone National Park. Turkish J. Agriculture Forestry 31:135-145.      

Limb, R. F., K. R. Hickman, D. M. Engle, J. E. Norland, and S. D. Fuhlendorf. 2007. Digital Photography: Reduced Investigator Variation in Visual Obstruction Measurements for Southern Tallgrass Prairie. Rangeland Ecology and Management 60:548–552.  

Honors and Memberships:
Member Phi Kappa Phi, 2006-present
Member Scientific Advisory Council, Yellowstone Ecological Research Center, 1997-present
Member Society for Range Management, 2004-present

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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Range Science Program
School of Natural Resources Science
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8901 - Fax: (701) 231-7861
Campus address: Walster Hall 106
Mailing address: Dept 7680 PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Barb Magnusson

Last Updated: Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:48:39 PM