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Dr. Quinn Thomas

Associate Professor
  • Ph.D. Ecology, Cornell University 2013; M.S. Natural Resources, University of New Hampshire 2007; A.B. Environmental Biology, Dartmouth College 2005

Dr. Quinn Thomas

Dr. Quinn Thomas
310B Cheatham Hall
310 West Campus Dr.
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Ecosystem: We study the forest and freshwater ecosystems upon which society depends.

Dynamics: We model how ecosystems change over time in response to land-use, climate change, atmospheric deposition, and management.  We measure carbon, water, and energy exchange between ecosystems and the atmosphere using eddy-covariance and biometeorology sensors.

Forecasting: We predict the future of ecosystems by combining observations and ecosystem models using statistical techniques.