• Adamello-Brenta mountain range in the Italian Alps

    Adamello-Brenta mountain range in the Italian Alps

  • Roe Deer

    Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus) being studied by Moorcroft Lab graduate student, Nathan Ranc

  • The Environmental Measurements (EMS) Tower at the Harvard Forest in Petersham, MA

    The Environmental Measurements (EMS) Tower at the Harvard Forest in Petersham, MA

  • Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus) being studied by Moorcroft Lab graduate student, Nathan Ranc

    Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus) being studied by Moorcroft Lab graduate student, Nathan Ranc

  • View of Tonzi Ranch from the top of the flux tower

    View of Tonzi Ranch from the top of the flux tower

  • Dolomites, in Northeastern Italy, nearby roe deer study site

    Dolomites, in Northeastern Italy, nearby roe deer study site

  • Moorcroft Lab post doc Erik Larson visits the Alaska Range in Denali National Park

    Moorcroft Lab post doc Erik Larson visits the Alaska Range in Denali National Park

  • Paul Moorcroft and research collaborators conducting field research in Alaska

    Paul Moorcroft and research collaborators conducting field research in Alaska

  • Flux tower in Tonzi Ranch located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains

    Flux tower in Tonzi Ranch located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains

  • Alaska range, Denali National Park

    Alaska range, Denali National Park

  • Hiking in Denali National Park

    Hiking in Denali National Park

  • The Moorcroft Lab preparing to kayak on the Charles River

    The Moorcroft Lab preparing to kayak on the Charles River

  • Humpback whale spotted during a recent Moorcroft Lab outing

    Humpback whale spotted during a recent Moorcroft Lab outing

  • Jackie Ho, Harvard undergrad, coring a grey pine (Pinus sabinana) at the Tonzi Ranch field site

    Jackie Ho, Harvard undergrad, coring a grey pine (Pinus sabinana) at the Tonzi Ranch field site

  • Grey pine (Pinus sabinana) tree cores collected by Jackie Ho at the Tonzi Ranch field site to quantify their growth legacy

    Grey pine (Pinus sabinana) tree cores collected by Jackie Ho at the Tonzi Ranch field site to quantify their growth legacy

  • Whale sighting during a Moorcroft Lab whale watch outing

    Whale sighting during a Moorcroft Lab whale watch outing

  • Moorcroft Lab members climbing the flux tower in the Harvard Forest

    Moorcroft Lab members climbing the flux tower in the Harvard Forest

  • Tree canopy and flux tower in the Harvard Forest

    Tree canopy and flux tower in the Harvard Forest

  • Moorcroft Lab outing to the Harvard Forest

    Moorcroft Lab outing to the Harvard Forest

  • Roe deer studied by grad student, Nathan Ranc

    Roe deer studied by grad student, Nathan Ranc

We investigate ecological dynamics of terrestrial plant communities and ecosystems, biosphere-atmosphere interactions, and mechanistic models of animal movement.