The Team

CURRENT LAB MEMBERS

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< Chris Gough (I'm the one in the glasses.)

Faculty member in Biology since 2008 and grateful for the incredible group of student and postdoc collaborators below. [CV]

Virginia Commonwe
alth University
Department of Biology
Box 842012
1000 W. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23284-2012

Phone:
804-828-0101
Email:
cmgough@vcu.edu


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Jeff Atkins, post-doc on the NSF EAGER project >


Website: http://atkinsjeff.github.io/

Project focus: Is canopy structural complexity a global predictor of primary production?: Using NEON to transform understanding of forest structure-function


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< Ellen Goodrich-Stuart, VCU Biology M.S., 2014, ILS Ph.D. candidate, Fall 2015 start

Website: https://ellenstuarthaentjens.com/

Dissertation Title: Disturbance and resilience of the terrestrial carbon cycle


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Kayla Mathes, ILS Ph.D. student, Fall 2018 start >

Project focus: Below-ground carbon dynamics across a temperate forest disturbance severity gradient


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< Lisa Turner, VCU ENVS M.S. student, ILS Ph.D. student, Fall 2017 start

Thesis Title: Beyond the threshold: Why are ecosystems vulnerable to disturbance?



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Shea Wales, 2016 REU extraordinaire and VCU Biology M.S. student, Fall 2017 start >

Thesis Title: Mechanisms underlying growth stability in temperate deciduous forests during climatic variation


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< Max Grigri, VCU Biology M.S., 2018 start

Thesis Title: Something really awesome, probably related to carbon cycling in forests. Stay tuned!



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Alex Matthews, Summer 2018 UMBS REU >

Project focus: Carbon cycling in aging forests of the Upper Midwest



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< Alley Barry, VCU Biology B.S., Summer 2018 field tech



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Catherine McGuigan, VCU Environmental Studies and Art B.S., Summer 2018 field tech & lab scientific illustrator >


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< Laura Hickey, VCU Biology B.S., Summer 2018 UMBS REU




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SOME FORMER LAB MEMBERS

Ben Sagara, Biology M.S., 2017 >swirl

Thesis Title: Landscapes as mosaics of disturbance: How do site quality, community composition, and structure affect growth recovery?

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<Carina Tatelman, VCU Biology B.S. student and field tech

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Cynthia Scheuermann
, Biology M.S. 2016 >

Thesis Title: Drivers of forest net primary production over decadal to century timescales




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< Ben Crumine, ENVS B.S. student, 2016

MacGyver-like field tech at the Rice Rivers Center and University of Michigan Biological Station


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Amy Schmid, Biology M.S., 2015 >

Thesis Title: Tipping the carbon balance?: Coarse woody debris respiration following moderate forest disturbance



Chris Gough 2018, Updated May 29, 2018 | cmgough@vcu.edu