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Moorcroft Lab
Moorcroft Lab Fall 2014

Left to right: Fabio Farinosi, Erin Ciccone, Tom Powell, Eunjee Lee, Janice Chan, Paul Moorcroft, Nathan Ranc, Fabio Pereira, Mauricio Arias

 

Paul MoorcroftPaul Moorcroft

Principal Investigator
Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

Ecological dynamics of terrestrial plant communities and ecosystems; biosphere-atmosphere interactions; mechanistic models of animal movement.

Contact

 

Mauricio AriasMauricio Arias

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research: Tradeoffs between hydropower and river alterations in the Amazon

mauricio_arias [at] hks.harvard.edu

 

Eunjee LeeEunjee Lee

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research: Integrated assessment of land-use and hydrology for sustainable development of the Amazon under changing climate

eunjee_lee [at] hks.harvard.edu

 

Fabio PereiraFabio Pereira

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research: Implementation of a large scale distributed hydrological model for the Tapajos River Basin in Brazil in conjunction with a coupled biosphere-atmosphere model to explore the implications of climate and land-use change for hydropower operations

fabio_pereira [at] hks.harvard.edu

Graduate Students

 

Janice ChanJanice Chan

Graduate Student

Research: Exploring the role of organismal biodiversity to ecosystem health and services

jchan01 [at] fas.harvard.edu

 

Fabio FarinosiFabio Farinosi

Graduate Student

Research: Vulnerability of the hydropower generation to climate, hydrology and land use in the Tapajos river basin, Brazil

fabio_farinosi [at] hks.harvard.edu

 

Tom PowellThomas Powell

Graduate Student

Research: Effects of deforestation and climate
change on carbon and water cycling in Amazonia

tpowell [at] oeb.harvard.edu

 

Nathan RancNathan Ranc

Graduate Student

Research: Wildlife movement ecology - mechanistic movement models of roe deer (Capreolus capreolus)

nathanranc [at] g.harvard.edu

 

Staff

 

 

Stacy BoganStacy Bogan

Staff Member at the Center for Geographic Analysis

Research: Analysis of NASA's HyspIRI Airborn Campaign data for linking terrestrial biosphere models with imaging spectrometry measurements of ecosystem composition, structure, and function

sbogan [at] cga.harvard.edu

 

Erin CicconeErin Ciccone

Faculty Assistant

eciccone [at] oeb.harvard.edu

 

Dan ScottDan Scott

Lab Consultant

Research: Modeling terrestrial ecosystem isotopic composition, quantifying the value of this data for the ED2.1 model, and performing a data-model synthesis to better constrain long term projections of ecosystem processes

dscott [at] fas.harvard.edu

 

 

Alumni

Alexander Antonarakis, Lecturer in Global Change Ecology (Geography), University of Sussex, Department of Geography

Marcos Longo, Postdoctoral fellow, Satellite Monitoring Unit, Embrapa (Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation)

Jonna Katajisto, Officer in Research Affairs in the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki

Naomi Levine, Gabilan Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences and Earth Sciences, University of Southern California

Ke Zhang, Research Scientist, University of Oklahoma Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing (HyDROS) Laboratory

Abigail Swann, Assistant Professor, University of Washington Department of Atmospheric Sciences

Shirley Xiaobi Dong, Business Consultant, Applied Predictive Technologies in Washington, DC.

James Forester, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Yeonjoo Kim, Researcher, Korea Environment Institute

Jeff Chun-Fung Lo, Research Scientist,Temasek Laboratories at Nanyang Technological University

Adrienne Keller, PhD Student, University of Montana, World Learning Organization

Jaclyn Hatala, PhD Student, University of California, Berkeley

Mike Dietze, Assistant Professor, Boston University

David Medvigy, Assistant Professor, Princeton University

Takeshi Ise, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Simulation Studies at University of Hyogo, Japan and Research Scientist, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC). Research topics include terrestrial ecosystem modeling (carbon cycling in vegetation and soil) and climate change simulation with large-scale geospatial data.

Daniel Lipsitt, Head of Software Engineering, Type A Machines

Gil Bohrer, Assistant Professor, Ohio State University

Heather Lynch, Assistant Professor, Ecology & Evolution Department, Stonybrook University