Dr. Kevin J. Horn

KJ Horn in RMNP












Dr. Kevin Horn joins the research group as a Powell Center Fellow (a post-doctoral scientist funded through the USGS Powell Center for Earth System Analysis and Synthesis).  Prior to arriving in Blacksburg Kevin completed his Ph.D. at Brigham Young University in Provo Utah where he focused on research in ecosystem, community, and fire ecology in the Mohave Desert.  This is Kevin second stint at Virginia Tech after earning a Masters degree here in biochemistry.

Kevin’s research is now investigating variation in how tree species are responding to nitrogen deposition across the continental U.S.A using Forest Inventory Analysis and meta-analysis of published field studies.