Paul Moorcroft

Paul Moorcroft

Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Paul Moorcroft

Research Interests

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

Related Publications

Dong, S.X., S.J. Davies, P.S. Ashton, S. Bunyavejchewin, M. N. Nur-Supardi, A.R. Kassim, S. Tan and P. R. Moorcroft Variability in solar radiation and temperature explains observed patterns and trends in tree growth rates across four tropical forests. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B: doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.1124

Kim, Y., R.G. Knox, M. Longo, D. Medvigy, L.R. Hutyra, E.H. Pyle, S.C. Wofsy, R.L. Bras, and P.R. Moocroft (2012). Seasonal carbon dynamics and water fluxes in an Amazon rainforest. Global Change Biology, (18) 4: 1322-1334.

Medvigy, D. and P.R. Moorcroft (2012). Predicting ecosystem dynamics at regional scales: an evaluation of a terrestrial biosphere model for the forests of northeastern North America. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B (2012) 367, 222–235 (Supplementary Data)

Michael C. Dietze and Paul R. Moorcroft. Tree mortality in the eastern and central U.S.:Patterns and Drivers. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02477.x.

Medvigy, D., S. C. Wofsy, J. W. Munger, and P. R. Moorcroft (2010). Responses of terrestrial ecosystems and carbon budgets to current and future environmental variability.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107 (18):8275-8280

Environmental Courses

Faculty Department

Organismic & Evolutionary Biology



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