The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Forest ecosystems

Faculty in the Ecology graduate program with research interests in Forest ecosystems

Marc Abrams
Professor of Forest Ecology and Physiology

Community, historical and physiological ecology of tree species; global change biology.

Patrick Drohan
Associate Professor of Pedology

Soil formation and biogeochemistry due to land use and ecosystem change; soil and water degradation, and the remediation of soil physical and... Read more

David Eissenstat
Professor of Woody Plant Physiology, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management

Plant physiological ecology, ecosystem ecology, climate change biology, root and soil ecology.

Jason Kaye
Professor of Soil Biogeochemistry
Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology

Ecosystem ecology; global change biology; biogeochemistry of nitrogen and carbon cycling in managed and unmanaged ecosystems.

Margot Kaye
Associate Professor of Forest Ecology

Vegetation dynamics; global change ecology; interactions among vegetation, climate and human land use; dendrochronology; disturbance history;... Read more

Erica Smithwick
Assistant Professor of Geography

Landscape and ecosystem ecology. Disturbance ecology & disturbance synergies. Ecosystem simulation models. Climate change and ecosystem carbon... Read more

Alan Taylor
Professor of Geography

Vegetation dynamics; fire and climate variation on community development; environmental conservation.