My research addresses understanding the mechanisms underlying plant responses to global change, including drought, heat waves, and vapor pressure deficit. I focus on California native shrubs and tropical rainforest trees. Photos
Plant physiological ecology with foci on drought and Mediterranean-type ecosystems. Photos Areas of Interest Click on an ecological interest, taxonomic foci, or course label below to get a list of other collaborators with similar interests.
Research in my lab is centered on terrestrial ecosystems and avian communities. We use field and citizen science data, spatial analyses, and quantitative approaches to explore questions that are focused on avian ecology, urban ecosystems, and conservation. Photos