Darren R. Sandquist
Professor & Director CALIFORNIA Desert studies Consortium
PhD, University of Utah
MA, Occidental College
BA, Occidental College
Desert plant ecology; evolution and ecology of plant physiology; biogeochemistry; applications of stable isotopes in ecological research; invasive species
Courses Regularly Taught
Principles of Physiology and Ecology, Plant Physiological Ecology, Desert Ecology
Ehleringer, J. R. and D. R. Sandquist. 2018. A tale of ENSO, PDO, and increasing aridity impacts on drought-deciduous shrubs in the Death Valley region. Oecologia, 187: 879-895. doi: 10.1007/s00442-018-4200-9.
Perkins, K.S., D.M. Miller, D.R. Sandquist, M. Macias, and A. Roach. 2018. Ecohydrologic changes caused by hydrologic disconnection of ephemeral stream channels in Mojave National Preserve, California. Vadose Zone J. 17:180022. doi:10.2136/vzj2018.01.0022.
Kimball, S., J. L Funk, D. R. Sandquist and J. R. Ehleringer, J. R. 2016. Ecophysiological Considerations for Restoration. In Foundations of Restoration Ecology. 2 nd Edition. Eds. M. Palmer, J. Zedler and D. Falk. Island Press.
Sandquist, D. R. 2014. Plants in Deserts. In Ecology and the Environment, Ed. R. K. Monson, pp. 297-326, Springer New York. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-7501-9_3
Hernandez, R. R. and D. R. Sandquist. 2011. Disturbance of biological soil crust increases emergence of exotic vascular plants in California sage scrub. Plant Ecology, 212: 1709-1721, doi:10.1007/s11258-011-9943-x