Reuter, Ron

Position Type: 
Job Title: 
Associate Professor
Forest Ecosystems & Society
Phone Number: 
(541) 322-3109
Fax Number: 
(541) 322-3139
PhD - University of Minnesota
MS - University of Idaho
BS - Penn State
Research Areas: 
  • Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Continuum
Research Interests: 
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Restoration Ecology
  • Soil Science
Restoration Ecology, Pedology, Wetland Soils, Landscape Ecology


Graduate Major Advisor
Graduate Students: 
Courses Taught: 

CSS 366: Ecosystems of Wildland Soils

FW 479: Wetland Ecology

CSS 205: Soil Science

CSS 305: Soil Science

CSS 466: Soil Classification and Morphology

CSS 395: World Soil Resources

CSS 335: Introduction to Water Science and Policy

FOR 353: Field School

FOR 365: Current Issues in Natural Resources

CSS 408: Soil Judging

Selected Publications: 
  1. Reuter, R.J. 2007. Introductory soils online - an effective way to get online students in the field. J. Nat. Resour. Life Sci. Educ. 36:139-146.

  2. Zophy, K. and R.J. Reuter. 2006. Using topography and understory plant community characteristics to prioritize the management of western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis). Ecological Restoration. 24:280-281.

  3. Reuter, R.J. 2005. Learning Ecological Restoration at a Distance (Oregon). Ecological Restoration 23:290.

  4. Reuter, R.J. and J.C. Bell. 2003. Hillslope hydrology and soil morphology for a wetland basin in south-central Minnesota. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 67: 365-372.

  5. Reuter, R.J. and J.C. Bell. 2001. Soils and Hydrology of a Wet-Sandy Catena in East-Central Minnesota. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 65:1559-1569.