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Peter Hartsough

Doctor of Philosophy Degree
Class of 2008

Academic & Research Interest

My interests are a further exploration of paleoclimate, climate change and associated impacts on human populations and biologic communities. My research focuses on a reconstruction of the North American Monsoon (NAM) from treeline environments of the North American tropics. My work has involved the use isotopic tracers to quantify the ecohydrologic cycle at the site and the use isotopic variations in tree ring cellulose to reconstruct moisture dynamics at the century scale.

Areas of Interests

Climate change,   Ecosystem ecology,   Hydrology,   Isotope geochemistry,   Paleohydrology,  
Advisor:   Franco Biondi
Home department:   Geography
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