Forest Sciences Centre
2424 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
Canada
work phone: 6048222728

Research Interests

  • Drivers of spatial patterns of biodiversity
  • Quantification of agricultural intensification
  • Land-use change
  • Agricultural land-use legacies

Teaching Interests

  • Flipped classroom
  • Blended learning
  • Experiential learning
  • Learning theory
  • Instructional theory

Current Courses

FRST 201 – Forest Ecology

Selected Publications


Wood, E. M., A. M. Pidgeon, V. C. Radeloff, D. P. Helmers, P. D. Culbert, N.S. Keuler, and C. H. Flather (2015). Long-term avian community response to housing development at the boundary of US protected areas: effect size increases with time. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52(5), 1227–1236.
Wood, E. M., A. M. Pidgeon, V. C. Radeloff, D. Helmers, P. D. Culbert, N. S. Keuler, and C. H. Flather. (2014). Housing development erodes avian community structure in U.S. protected areas. Ecological Applications, 24:1445-1462.
Culbert, P. D., V.C. Radeloff, C. H. Flather, J. M. Kellndorfer, C.D. Rittenhouse, and A. M. Pidgeon. (2013). The influence of vertical and horizontal habitat structure on nationwide patterns of avian biodiversity. The Auk, 130(4):656-665.
Culbert, P. D., V. C. Radeloff, V. St-Louis, C. H. Flather, C. D. Rittenhouse, T. P. Albright, and A. M. Pidgeon. (2012). Modeling broad-scale patterns of avian species richness across the Midwestern United States with measures of satellite image texture. Remote Sensing of Environment, 118:140-150.
Rittenhouse C. D., A. M. Pidgeon, T. P. Albright, P. D. Culbert, M. K. Clayton, C. H. Flather, J. G. Masek, and V. C. Radeloff. (2012). Land cover change and avian diversity in the conterminous United States. Conservation Biology, 26(5): 821-829.
Albright, T. P., A. M. Pidgeon, C. D. Rittenhouse, M. K. Clayton, C. H. Flather, P. D. Culbert, and V. C. Radeloff. (2011). Heat waves measured with MODIS land surface temperature data predict changes in avian community structure. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115: 245-254.
Albright, T. P., A. M. Pidgeon, C. D. Rittenhouse, M. K. Clayton, B. D. Wardlow, C. H. Flather, P. D. Culbert, and V. C. Radeloff. (2010). Combined effects of heat waves and droughts on avian communities across the conterminous United States. Ecosphere, 1(5): article 12.
Albright, T. P., A. M. Pidgeon, C. D. Rittenhouse, M. K. Clayton, C. H. Flather, P. D. Culbert, B. D. Wardlow, and V. C. Radeloff. (2010). Effects of drought on avian community structure. Global Change Biology, 16: 2158-2170.
Rittenhouse C. D., A. M. Pidgeon, T. P. Albright, P. D. Culbert, M. K. Clayton, C. H. Flather, C. Huang, J. G. Masek, S. I. Stewart, and V. C. Radeloff. (2010). Conservation of forest birds: evidence of a shifting baseline in community structure. PLOS One, 5(8): e11938.
Rittenhouse C. D., A. M. Pidgeon, T. P. Albright, P. D. Culbert, M. K. Clayton, C. H. Flather, C. Huang, J. G. Masek, and V. C. Radeloff. (2010). Avifauna response to hurricanes: regional changes in community similarity. Global Change Biology, 16(3): 905-917.
Culbert, P. D., A. M. Pidgeon, V. St-Louis, D. Bash, and V. C. Radeloff. (2009). The impact of phenological variation on texture measures of remotely sensed imagery. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2(4): 299-309.
Rowhani, P., C. A. Lepczyck, M. Linderman, A. M. Pidgeon, V. C. Radeloff, P. D. Culbert, and E. Lambin. (2008). Variability in energy influences avian distribution patterns across the U.S.A. Ecosystems, 11(6): 854-867.