Pedicularis groenlandica

Wetlands and landscapes

Data science, water, isotopes, and ecosystems


  • PhD, Program in Hydrology (Expected) 2020
    University of Wyoming
  • MSc, Geography and Planning 2018
    University of Saskatchewan
  • BS, Natural Resources Management 2007
    University of Alaska Fairbanks

Professional Experience

  • Owner 2011-2013
    Dream Stream AK, LLC Anchorage, Alaska
  • Wetland Scientist/IT Manager 2007-2011
    Three Parameters Plus, Inc Anchorage, Alaska
  • Research Assistant 2006-2006
    University of Alaska Fairbanks Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Forestry Technician 2004-2006
    US Forest Service Seward, Alaska
  • Wildland Firefighter 2003-2003
    Alaska Department of Natural Resources Palmer, Alaska
  • Intern 2002-2002
    Alaska Department of Natural Resources Anchorage, Alaska

Publications, Data, Etc.

  • Lauren E. Azevedo Schmidt, Regan E. Dunn, Jason Mercer, Marieke Dechesne and Ellen D. Currano (2019) Plant and insect herbivore community variation across the Paleocene–Eocene boundary in the Hanna Basin, southeastern Wyoming. doi:10.7717/peerj.7798
  • David T. Liefert, Bryan N. Shuman, Andrew D. Parsekian and Jason J. Mercer (2018) Why Are Some Rocky Mountain Lakes Ephemeral?. doi:10.1029/2017wr022261
  • David T. Liefert, Bryan N. Shuman, Andrew D. Parsekian and Jason J. Mercer (2017) Snowy Range Seasonal Lakes Hydrology and Geophysics. doi:10.15786/M2F66V
  • 74, 97, 115, 111, 110, 32, 74, 46, 32, 77, 101, 114, 99, 101 and 114 (2017) Insights into mountain wetland resilience to climate change. doi:10.13140/RG.2.2.12825.47205
  • Jason J. Mercer and Cherie J. Westbrook (2016) Ultrahigh-resolution mapping of peatland microform using ground-based structure from motion with multiview stereo. doi:10.1002/2016jg003478

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I am a PhD candidate at the University of Wyoming, studying mountain wetlandscapes.