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Meghan and Morgan present data at the AGU Fall 2018 meeting in Washington, DC

December 19, 2018
Holbrook graduate students, Meghan Blumstein and Morgan Furze presented data at the AGU Fall 2018 meeting held from December 10th- 14th in Washington, DC.  Meghan presented a posted entitled, "A Novel Approach to Quantifying the Drivers of Alternate Carbon Allocation Strategies in a Temperate, Deciduous Tree Species."  Morgan presented a poster entitled, "Whole-tree Nonstructural Carbohydrate Budgets and Seasonal Dynamics in Five Temperate Species."  Great work, ladies! Read more about Meghan and Morgan present data at the AGU Fall 2018 meeting in Washington, DC
Molly and Jess riding in the bucket truck at the Harvard Forest

Harvard grad students explore the tree canopy of the Harvard Forest in an episode of the YouTube series called ScienceIRL

February 15, 2018

The Earth's climate is rapidly changing- how will its inhabitants be affected? Harvard University PhD student and Holbrook Lab member, Jess Gersony, is studying how trees will respond to drought, a consequence of climate change. A key component of her science toolbox is the *pressure bomb,* an instrument that measures how dry trees are- joins us as we venture into the canopy of the Harvard Forest to find out!

https://youtu.be/EV0E3pNkiDI

 

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