[Taxacom] Graduate Study in Floristics, Rocky Mountain Herbarium

Ronald L. Hartman RHartman at uwyo.edu
Thu Dec 18 17:21:57 CST 2008


     Graduate Study in Floristics, Rocky Mountain Herbarium

The Rocky Mountain Herbarium seeks students interested in pursuing a
M.S. degree in broad-scale floristics.  The successful applicants are
expected to be highly motivated individuals capable of working with
limited supervision (following a period of training).  The RM has
completed 54 inventories (>570,000 numbered collections) in Arizona,
Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, South
Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming over the past 31 years with the
goal of producing a critical flora of the Rocky Mountain region.  The
RM/RMS/USFS contain ~900,000 accessions, a backlog >350,000 databased
collections; the database is populated by ~700,000 specimen records.  

Recent/current floristic inventories include: Carson NF, Santa Fe NF,
NM; e. Wind River Range, Grand Teton NP, Buffalo Gap/Oglala NG, SD/NE,
Cimarron/Comanche NG, KS/CO, Beartooth Mtns., MT/WY, Pryor Mtns., MT,
Lewis and Clark NF, MT; new projects include: Custer NF, Ashton and
Sioux districts, MT/SD.  

Documents describing the floristics program, the flora of the Rocky
Mountains project; checklists for Wyoming and for Colorado; and the
Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Wyoming are at http://www.rmh.uwyo.edu
and http://uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu/botany/.  For details, contact Ronald L.
Hartman, University of Wyoming, Rocky Mountain Herbarium, Department of
Botany, Dept. 3165, 1000 East University Ave., Laramie, Wyoming 82071;
rhartman at uwyo.edu <mailto:rhartman at uwyo.edu> ; 307/766-2236.

Deadline for Graduate Applications, 1 February 2009.





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