Past NIMBioS Postdoctoral Fellow
Dates: September 2014 – July 2016
Project Title: Rare disturbance events and their impact on evolutionarily stable strategies of forest trees in competition for light, water, and nutrients
Caroline Farrior (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton, 2012) examined the roles of frequency, severity and predictability of wind storms and drought in determining properties of forest stands. After completing her fellowship, Farrior accepted a position as as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology at the University of Texas at Austin.
LiveScience Profile Q&A with Dr. Farrior:
How plants affect the global carbon cycle
NIMBioS Seminar: Plant traits and the importance of competition among individuals
Dominance of the suppressed: Power-law size structure in tropical forests
Publications while at NIMBioS
Farrior CE, Bohlman SA, Hubbell S, Pacala SW. 2016. Dominance of the suppressed: Power-law size structure in tropical forests. Science, 351(6269): 155-157. [Online]
Farrior CE, Rodriguez-Iturbe I, Dybzinski R, Levin SA, Pacala SW. 2015. Decreased water limitation under elevated CO2 amplifies potential for forest carbon sinks. PNAS. [Online]
Data/Software while at NIMBioS
Farrior CE, Rodriguez-Iturbe I, Dybzinski R, Levin SA, Pacala SW. 2015. Data: Decreased water limitation under elevated CO2 amplifies potential for forest carbon sinks. [Online]
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