Etsuko Nonaka

Graduate student
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MS, Forest Science and Landscape Ecology, Oregon State University, 2003
BS, Forest Science and Biological Aspects of Conservation, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2000
BA, English and Linguistics, Kansai Gaidai University, Hirakata, Osaka, Japan, 1994

UmeĆ„ , Sweden , from 2009. Currently, she is working on a population dynamics model of ticks and tick-borne viruses and spatial modeling of grass patch size distributions in semi-arid landscapes.   

Research interests: Nonlinear dynamics of ecological systems; mechanistic understanding of how interactions among organisms and between organisms and environment create interesting patterns in time and/or space; mathematical and statistical modeling; studying the role of space in ecological processes and evolution; applications of theoretical understanding of ecological systems to conservation and resource management