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The Ecohydrology Laboratory and TEAL have combined forces to study the Earth as an integrated system, exploring the physical, chemical and biological processes that shape Earth's environment, with emphasis on the unique role of humans as agents of change.

 


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Sap Flow

Work conducted in the lab spans across temperate and tropical regions and encompasses agricultural, forest, and grassland ecosystems.

Sap Flow Sensor

Soil moisture in Mexico

Current Projects....


The Ecohydrology Laboratory is a sub-unit of TEAL that focuses on understanding the interactions and feedbacks that occur at the interface between ecological and hydrological systems, with an emphasis on the water cycle and the linkages between coupled water, nutrient and carbon cycles.

A particular emphasis of on-going research in the Ecohydrology Lab is to explore the role of vegetation in controlling water fluxes and flowpaths from individual leaves and whole plants to ecosystems, watersheds, and landscapes, as well as how these processes are affected by land use conversion, climate change, and other global change drivers. 

Ultimately, results from this research are contributing to providing the scientific knowledge needed to improve the management of ecosystems for diverse services to society, including water quality, regulation of water supply, carbon sequestration and storage, and biodiversity.