Susan Edinger Marshall

Professor - Wildland Soils

  • Soil physical properties and implications for plant production and survival
  • Improved techniques for identifying Phytophthora in soils
  • Comparison of methods to detect available phosphorus in volcanic soils
  • CA Certified Rangeland Manager (#78) Panel Chair

Education

Ph.D. (1990) University of California, Riverside, Soil Science
M.S. (1983) University of Arizona, Range Management
B.S. (1980) University of California, Riverside, Environmental Science

Courses Taught

SOIL 360 Origin and Classification of Soils
SOIL 462 Soil Fertility
SOIL 465 Soil Microbiology
SOIL 467 Soil Physics
RRS 306 Wildland Resource Principles
RRS 375 Vegetation Analysis and Health

Current Graduate Students

Name Thesis
Lonyx Landry

Publications

Publications/Presentations (*Asterisks indicate undergraduate researchers)

Hwang, Kyungrok,  Han-Sup Han, Susan E. Marshall, Deborah S. Page-Dumroese. 2018.Amount and location of damage to residual trees from cut-to-length thinning operations in a young redwood forest in northern California.” Forests 9(6):352.

Brevik, E.C., K.L. Vaughan, S. J. Parikh, H. Dolliver, D. Lindbo, J. J. Steffan, D. Weindorf, P. McDaniel, M. Mbila, and S. Edinger-Marshall. 2017. Trends in Undergraduate Soil Science Education at Selected Universities in the USA from 2009-2013. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 82:295-306.

Marshall, Susan Edinger. 2017. "How rangeland soil characteristics affect our ability to change soil health properties." Ca-Pac Section, Society for Range Management, Spring Workshop and Field Tour, April 4, Oral Presentation

Brevik, E.C., K.L. Vaughan, S. J. Parikh, H.Dolliver, D. Lindbo, J. J. Steffan, D. Weindorf, P.McDaniel, M.Mbila, and S.Edinger-Marshall. 2017. Enrollment trends in American soil science classes: 2004-2005 to 2013-2014 academic years. European Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, General Assembly Poster.

Brevik, E.C., K.L. Vaughan, S J. Parikh, H. Dolliver, D. Lindbo, J. J. Steffan, D. Weindorf, P.McDaniel, M.Mbila, and S.Edinger-Marshall. 2017. The academic majors of students taking American soil science classes: 2004-2005 to 2013-2014 academic years. European Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, General Assembly Poster.

D. L. Lindbo, E. C. Brevik, K. L. Vaughan, S. J. Parikh, H. Dolliver, J. J Steffan, D. Weindorf, P. McDaniel, M. Mbila, S. Edinger-Marshall, and P. Thomas. 2017. Trends in gender diversity American soil science classes: 2004-2005 to 2013-2014 academic years. European Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, General Assembly Poster. 

D. L. Lindbo, E. C. Brevik, K. L. Vaughan, S. J. Parikh, H. Dolliver, J. J Steffan, D. Weindorf, P. McDaniel, M. Mbila, S. Edinger-Marshall, and P. Thomas. 2017. Trends in gender diversity American soil science classes: 2004-2005 to 2013-2014 academic years. European Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, General Assembly Poster.

Edinger-Marshall, S.B. 2016. A Snapshot of Forest Carbon Integrating an Undergraduate Capstone and Graduate Research. Oral presentation at SSSA Meetings, Phoenix, AZ.

Edinger-Marshall, S. B., D. S. Baston, C. Lee, and S. P. Yamamoto*. 2016. Seasonal Variation in Isolation of Phytophthora from Wildland Soils. Poster presented at the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Phoenix, AZ.

Lasko,* Angelina, Christopher Lee, Davis S. Baston and Susan Edinger-Marshall. 2015. Isolation and DNA Extraction of Phytophthora from Four Wildland Soil Types in Northern California, Humboldt County. Poster presented at the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Minneapolis, MN.

Trimingham,* Catherine, Ariel DeLara,* Dylan Skinner-Rosenberg,* and Susan Edinger-Marshall. 2015. The Effects of Grazing on Above Ground Plant Biomass, Microbial Respiration, Net Ammonification, and Select Physical Properties of Coastal Prairie Soils. Poster presented at the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Minneapolis, MN. .

Edinger-Marshall, Susan. 2015. Symposium Chair: Building a Better Capstone for Multidisciplinary Education, Annual Meetings of the Society for Range Management, Sacramento, CA.

Frediani, Adrian F., Susan Edinger-Marshall and Joe Silveira. 2015.  Response of seeded native wildflower populations to seasonal grazing at Sacramento River National Wildlife Refuge. Poster presented at Annual Meetings of the Society for Range Management, Sacramento, CA.

Abbott, Laurie B., Chris Call, Susan Edinger-Marshall, Mel George and Karen R. Hickman. 2014. Redefining Core Competencies for Future Rangeland Managers. Poster presented at Annual Meetings of the Society for Range Management, Orlando, FL.

Besyk, Nichole and Susan Edinger-Marshall. 2014. Predicting Phosphorus Retention in Volcanic-Derived Forest Soils of Northern California. Poster presented at the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA.

Abbott, Laurie B., Karen L. Launchbaugh, and Susan Edinger-Marshall. 2012. Range Education in the 21st Century: Striking the Balance to Maintain a Relevant Profession. Rangeland Ecol Manage 65:647–653.

Baker, Anthony, Stephanie Talamantes*, Annayal Yikum* and Susan Edinger-Marshall. 2011. Microbial Source Tracking In a Northwestern California Watershed. Poster presented at the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, San Antonio, TX.

Harrison, Justin M. and S. Edinger-Marshall. 2010. Effects of Rotational Beef Cattle Grazing on Microbial Parameters In Elk River, Humboldt County (CA). Oral presentation at the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA.

Swenson, Nathan A. and S. Edinger-Marshall. 2010. Wastewater-Derived Algae as a Source of Fertilizer Nitrogen. Oral presentation at the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA.

Hansen, Chelsea E.*, Austin Tomlinson*, Terry Jones, Anthony Baker and Susan Edinger-Marshall. 2009, Halophiles in Saline Soils of Humboldt Bay (Arcata, CA). Poster presented at the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Pittsburgh, PA.

Tokunaga, Allison and Susan Edinger-Marshall. 2006. Blue wildrye growth as a function of bulk density and water potential. Poster presented at Society for Range Management Annual Meetings, Vancouver , British Columbia , Canada .

Edinger-Marshall, S.B. 2005. Status and demand for soil science undergraduate programs. Invited oral presentation, Nov. 9, 2005 , Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Salt Lake City , Utah .

Lindsay, B.A., Susan Edinger-Marshall and K. Bennett. 2004. The characterization and management of soils with humic features for carbon sequestration. Poster presented at Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Seattle , WA .

Edinger-Marshall, S.B. and A.M Craig. 2004. Yellow starthistle ( Centaurea solstitialis ) production decreases with competition from blue wildrye ( Elymus glaucus ) plugs, Six Rivers National Forest (NW California). Poster presented at Society for Range Management meetings, Salt Lake City , Utah .

Barry, S., A.M. Craig, S.B. Edinger-Marshall, A. Tokunaga and D. Macon (eds.) 2003. Environmental Values and Economic Sustainability in the Eastern Sierra. , Proceedings of the Society for Range Management California-Pacific Section of the Society for Range Management, Annual Fall Meeting, October 16-18, 2003 Hunewill Guest Ranch, Bridgeport, CA

Edinger-Marshall, S.B. (ed.) 2002. Residual Dry Matter and Resource Management on Annual-type Rangeland. California Rangeland Trust and Residual Dry Matter Workshops. Proceedings of Annual Fall Meetings, November 5-8, 2002. California-Pacific Section of the Society for Range Management. Harris Ranch Inn, Coalinga , CA .

Edinger-Marshall, S., A.M. Craig, L.D. Hoover, and John McRae. 2002. Baseline phenological data for perennial grassland restoration of a yellow starthistle-infested site. Poster Presentation at Ecological Society of America/Society for Ecological Restoration Joint Annual meetings, Tucson , Arizona , August, 2002.

Edinger-Marshall, S. 2001. Applications of molecular microbiology to rangeland ecology. Oral presentation, Society for Range Management, Annual Meeting Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Edinger-Marshall, S. and L.J. Lund. 1999. Gravel dispersion on a granitic pediment (East Mojave Desert, California): A short term look at erosional processes. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 24:349-359.

Susan Marshall
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116 Natural Resources Building