Michael Denslow

 Michael Denslow 

Michael W. Denslow, Adjunct Instructor
330 Rankin Science West
(828) 262-7102

B.A., Geography, University of Denver, 2000
M.S., Biology, Appalachian State University, 2009
Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science, Appalachian State University, 2009

Curriculum Vitae

In addition to my teaching responsibilities, I currently serve as the Project Manager for the Southeast Regional Network of Expertise and Collections (SERNEC).


Research Interests:

Spatial and temporal patterns of vascular plants, Biodiversity Informatics 

Laboratories Taught: 
  • Introduction to GIS
  • Advanced GIS
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Principles of Geocomputation 
Recent Publications:

Hill, A., R. Guralnick, A. Smith, A. Sallans, R. Gillespie, M.W. Denslow, J. Gross, Z. Murrell, T. Conyers, P. Oboyski, J. Ball, A. Thomer, R. Prys-Jones, J. de la Torre, P. Kociolek & L. Fortson. 2012. The notes from nature tool for unlocking biodiversity records from museum records through citizen science. ZooKeys 209:219–233. link to pdf.

Katz, G.L., M.W. Denslow & J.C. Stromberg 2012. The Goldilocks effect: intermittent stream reaches sustain more plant species than those with perennial or ephemeral flow? Freshwater Biology 57:467-480. link to pdf. 

Poindexter, D.B., A.S. Weakley & M.W. Denslow 2011. New exotic additions and other noteworthy records for the flora of North Carolina. Pytoneuron 2011-42:1-14. link to pdf. 

Denslow, M.W., G.L. Katz & W.F. Jennings 2011. First record of Iris pseudacoris (Iridaceae) from Colorado. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 5:327-329. link to pdf. 

Zomlefer, W., D. Giannasi, M.W. Denslow, D.B. Poindexer & P. Ball 2011. Noteworthy Collection - Georgia [Clinopodium gracile (Lamiaceae)]. Castanea 76:187-189. link to pdf. 

Denslow, M.W. 2011. Noteworthy Collection - North Carolina [Torilis japonica (Apiaceae)]. Castanea 76:193-194. link to pdf.

Denslow, M.W., M.W. Palmer & Z.E. Murrell 2010. A bibliography of North Carolina local floras. Castanea 75:475-483. link to pdf.

Denslow, M.W., G.L. Katz & W. Hodgson 2010. Noteworthy Collection - Arizona [Punica granatum (Lythraceae)]. Madroño 57:74. link to pdf.

Denslow, M.W., M.W. Palmer & Z.E. Murrell 2010. Patterns of native and exotic vascular plant richness along an elevational gradient from sea level to the summit of the Appalachian Mountains, U.S.A. The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 137:67-80. link to pdf.

Denslow, M.W. & D.B. Poindexter 2009. Mentha suaveolens and M. ×rotundifolia in North Carolina: a clarification of distribution and taxonomic identity. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 3:383-389. link to pdf.

Katz, G.L., J.C. Stromberg & M.W. Denslow 2009. Streamside herbaceous vegetation response to hydrologic restoration on the San Pedro River, Arizona. Ecohydrology 2:213-225. link to pdf.