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David S. Pilliod

Pilliod, David S.

Supervisory Research Ecologist

Office: 208-426-5202
Fax: 208-426-5210
970 Lusk Street
Boise, ID 83706


1991 B.A. Biology University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
2001 Ph.D. Ecology Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID


monitoring design, amphibian and reptile biology, wildlife ecology, stream ecology, fire ecology

Research Interests

inventory and monitoring, wildlife-habitat relationships, population dynamics, disturbance ecology, conservation biology

Research Team

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Biology - Team Page


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Anderson, K.E., Glenn, N.F., Spaete, L.P., Shinneman, D.J., Pilliod, D.S., Arkle, R.S., McIlroy, S.K., Derryberry, D.R., 2018, Estimating vegetation biomass and cover across large plots in shrub and grass dominated drylands using terrestrial lidar and machine learning: Ecological Indicators, v. 84, p. 793-802,[Details]

Copeland, S.M., Munson, S.M., Pilliod, D.S., Welty, J.L., Bradford, J.B., Butterfield, B.J., 2017, Long-term trends in restoration and associated land treatments in the southwestern United States: Restoration Ecology, p. online,[Details]

Hardegree, S.P., Abatzoglou, J.T., Brunson, M., Germino, M.J., Hegewisch, K.C., Moffet, C.A., Pilliod, D.S., Roundy, B.A., Boehm, A.R., Meredith, G.R., 2017, Weather-centric rangeland revegetation planning: Rangeland Ecology and Management, p. online,[Details]

Li, A., Dhakal, S., Glenn, N.F., Spaete, L.P., Shinneman, D.J., Pilliod, D.S., Arkle, R.S., McIlroy, S.K., 2017, Lidar aboveground vegetation biomass estimates in shrublands- prediction, uncertainties and application to coarser scales: Remote Sensing, v. 9, no. 9, p. 903,[Details]

Pilliod, D.S., Welty, J.L., Toevs, G., 2017, Seventy-five years of vegetation treatments on public rangelands in the Great Basin of North America: Rangelands, v. 39, no. 1, p. 1-9,[Details]

Pilliod, D.S., Welty, J.L., Arkle, R.S., 2017, Refining the cheatgrass-fire cycle in the Great Basin- Precipitation timing and fine fuel composition predict wildfire trends: Ecology and Evolution, v. 00, p. 1-26,[Details]

Strobel, B., Laramie, M.B., Pilliod, D.S., 2017, Exploring the use of environmental DNA to determine the species of salmon redds: North American Journal of Fisheries Management, v. 37, no. 5, p. 943-950,[Details]

Welty, J.L., Arkle, R.S., Pilliod, D.S., 2017, Combined wildfire dataset for the United States and certain territories, 1870-2015: U.S. Geological Survey Data Release,[Details]

Dovick, M.A., Kulp, T.R., Arkle, R.S., Pilliod, D.S., 2016, Bioaccumulation trends of arsenic and antimony in a freshwater ecosystem impacted by mine drainage: Environmental Chemistry, v. 13, no. 1, p. 149-159,[Details]

Glenn, N.F., Neuenschwander, A., Vierling, L.A., Spaete, L.P., Li, A., Shinneman, D.J., Pilliod, D.S., Arkle, R.S., McIlroy, S.K., 2016, Landsat 8 and ICESat-2- Performance and potential synergies for quantifying dryland ecosystem vegetation cover and biomass: Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 185, p. 233-242,[Details]


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