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Innes, Robin

Position: 
Technical Information Specialist
Employee Role: 
FMI (Fire Modeling Institute), Staff
Phone Number: 
(406) 829-6895
Address: 

RMRS Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory
5775 US Hwy 10 West
Missoula, MT 59808

Education: 
  • M.S., Ecology, University of California, Davis
  • B.S., Wildlife Management, University of New Hampshire
Personal Summary: 

Robin is a technical writer and editor for the Fire Modeling Institute. She writes and edits three products for the Fire Effects Information System (FEIS): literature reviews of plant and wildlife species' relationship with fire; fire studies that contain detailed descriptions of a particular fire and its effects on vegetation; and syntheses that describe historical and current fire regimes of plant communities in specific regions. Robin also performs many technology transfer duties at the Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory, presenting educational programs to the public as part of the Conservation Education Team and writing and editing various informational products for the public, including reports, web copy, newsletters, posters, handouts, and brochures.

Prior to being a technical writer and editor, Robin worked as an ecologist. She managed several ecological research projects, including one of the five modules of the Plumas Lassen Administrative Study, a large-scale, interdisciplinary collaborative project that evaluated land management practices in the northern Sierra Nevada.  She has been the lead author on many peer-reviewed scientific articles that have provided novel information to resource managers regarding wildlife species’ habitat relationships, social behavior, and movements.

Affiliation: 
RMRS-FFS
Modified: Jun 25, 2014

Select Publications & Products

Please see Robin's publications via Google scholar. Many of Robin's other publications are available in the Fire Effects Information System.