The U.S. Geological Survey
United States Virgin Islands
Emily Palmquist is a plant ecologist with the Southwest Biological Science Center, Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Station. Emily’s research focuses on the ecology, taxonomy, and biogeography of plants throughout the arid Western United States. Her current projects focus on the impact of dams and river regulation on the composition and dominance of riparian vegetation on the Colorado River downstream of Glen Canyon Dam and causes of floristic change.