Ecohydrology, remote sensing, isotope biogeochemistry, hydrologic tracers, biogeography, and biodiversity.
Major Research Projects:
2021-2024: “Coupling ecosystem structure to habitat microclimate through GEDI derived canopy water storage estimates,” funded by NASA
2019-2022: “Assessment of predictions of hydrologic function based on aquatic DNA fragments.” funded by NSF - Division of Earth Sciences.
2021-2023: “Ground-truthing Satellite-based Water Use Efficiency Estimates for Oregon Vineyards,” funded by Agricultural Research Foundation
2018-2022: “Collaborative Research: MSB-ENSA: Leveraging NEON to Build a Predictive Cross-scale Theory of Ecosystem Transpiration.” funded by NSF - Division of Environmental Biology.
2018-2019: “Development of economical wifi-connected open-source sap flux probes,” funded by Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission.
2016-2019: “Global Assessment of Plant Water Use Strategies Using Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture" funded by NASA.