News & Events

Miriam Johnston awarded "Outstanding Student Presentation Award" for her AGU 2020 talk!

February 11, 2021
Congratulations to Miriam Johnston who was awarded the "Outstanding Student Presentation Award" for the talk she gave at the 2020 AGU Fall meeting!  The title of Miriam's talk was "What Lies Beneath: Vertical Heterogeneity in Vegetation Canopy Temperatures."  This honor is awarded for only the most exceptional presentations and we are thrilled that the honor was bestowed on Miriam.  Great work, Miriam!

Welcome Talia and Valentina!

February 1, 2021
The Moorcroft would like to welcome Harvard undergrads, Talia Blatt and Valentina Doerre Torres, to the lab!  Talia and Valentina will be conducting their undergraduate research with members of the Moorcroft Lab during the Spring semester and we're excited to have them with us.  Welcome and best wishes Valentina and Talia!

Elsa Ordway to give AGU talk on December 9th!

December 8, 2020
Moorcroft Lab postdoc, Elsa Orway, will give a talk entitled "Parameterizing tropical forest diversity: integrating remotely sensed trait measurements with a terrestrial biosphere model" at the AGU's Fall meeting on Wednesday, December 12th.  Recorded talks and sessions will remain on the AGU website and accessible to registered participants through January. You can check them out HERE. Read more about Elsa Ordway to give AGU talk on December 9th!

Elsa Ordway to give virtual talk at the Smithsonian Institution's ForestGEO Seminar Series at 9am EST on November 18th

October 23, 2020

Please join us as we listen to Moorcroft Lab postdoc, Elsa Ordway, discuss the topic of capturing variation in tropical forest structure and function in an Ecosystem Demography model at the Smithsonian Institution's November ForestGEO seminar series on Wednesday, November 18th at 9am EST.  You must pre-register for this event and can do so HERE.  This is sure to be a great talk so...

Read more about Elsa Ordway to give virtual talk at the Smithsonian Institution's ForestGEO Seminar Series at 9am EST on November 18th

The Moorcroft Lab says goodbye and farewell to our friends, Nathan Ranc and Erik Larson!

June 30, 2020
The Moorcroft Lab bids a fond farewell to our friends, Nathan Ranc and Erik Larson, who are moving on to new to new endeavors.  Nathan will be starting a postdoctoral fellowship in the Wilmers Lab in the Environmental Studies Department at UC Santa Cruz.  Erik will be working as a Research Scientist in the Chemistry Science Laboratory (CSL) of NOAA.  We wish them success in their new positions and hope that they visit us soon!
Graduate student, Nathan Ranc.

Congratulations to Nathan Ranc for successfully defending his thesis!

April 27, 2020
  • The Moorcroft lab would like to congratulate our graduate student, Nathan Ranc, on the successful defense of his thesis on April 27th!  The topic of his thesis was "The interplay between memory and resource preferences drives animal space-use patterns."  We couldn't be more proud of you, Dr. Ranc!