Craig Tweedie

Craig Tweedie

Title & Affiliation(s):

  • Professor, Dept. of Biology & Environmental Science & Engineering., University of Texas at El Paso
  • Director, Environmental Science & Engineering Program, University of Texas at El Paso

Primary Research Interests:

  • Climate change, Arctic and Antarctic ecology, desert ecology, biogeochemical cycling, plant phenology and primary productivity, plant-animal interactions, land use and land cover change, biocomplexity, landscape ecology, remote sensing, ecological modeling and disturbance ecology.

Selected Publications:

  • Laney CM, Pennington DD, Tweedie CE. 2015. Filling the gaps: sensor network use and data sharing practices in ecological research. Front. Ecol. Environ. 13:363-368.
  • Browning DM, Karl JW, Morin D, Richardson AD, Tweedie CE. 2017. Phenocams bridge the gap between field and satellite observations in an arid grassland ecosystem. Remote Sens. 9: 1071.
  • Ramirez G, Tweedie CE, Ochoa E. 2018. Digital imaging and analysis system for use in extreme weather conditions. US patent 16/028,348,2018.
  • Lara MJ, Lin DH, Andresen C, Lougheed VL, Tweedie CE. 2019. Nutrient release from permafrost thaw enhances CH4 emissions from Arctic tundra wetlands. J Geophys Res-Biogeo. 124: 1560-1573.
  • Reuss-Schmidt K, Levy P, Oechel W, Tweedie CE, Wilson C, Zona D. 2019. Understanding spatial variability of methane fluxes in Arctic wetlands through footprint modelling. Environ Res Lett. 14. 125010

Synergistic Activities:

  • Steering Committee Member: Polar Geospatial Center, University of Minnesota
  • Review Committee: International Arctic Science Committee (2006-2016)
  • Workshop Organizing Committee: NSF Arctic Logistics Workshop (2013)
  • Blue Ribbon Panel: National Academy of Sciences: Toward & integrated Arctic Observing Network
  • Student Mentor: Association for Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS)