Tag: Forest Ecology

VCU News: Structurally complex forests better at carbon sequestration

Jeff W. Atkins, Ph.D., a post-doctoral researcher in VCU's Department of Biology, uses a lidar system to collect data in a forest at VCU's Rice Rivers Center in 2016. (Photo by Julia Rendleman, University Marketing)
Jeff W. Atkins, Ph.D., a post-doctoral researcher in VCU’s Department of Biology, uses a lidar system to collect data in a forest at VCU’s Rice Rivers Center in 2016. (Photo by Julia Rendleman, University Marketing)

Associate professor Chris Gough, Ph.D. and post-doctoral fellow Jeff Atkins, Ph.D. were recently featured in a VCU News article about carbon sequestration in forests.

Read the full article “Structurally complex forests better at carbon sequestration” by Brian McNeill at VCU News.

Chris Gough is an associate professor in VCU Biology, studying forest ecology.

Jeff Atkins is a post-doctoral fellow in Professor Gough’s Forest Ecology Lab.

VCU News: How forests are a key piece in the climate change puzzle

A VCU biology professor was a contributing author to the forests chapter of a major new U.S. government assessment of carbon cycle science across North America. (Getty Images)
A VCU biology professor was a contributing author to the forests chapter of a major new U.S. government assessment of carbon cycle science across North America. (Getty Images)

Assistant Professor Chris Gough was featured on VCU News for his contributions to a report by the US Global Change Research Program regarding the carbon cycle in North America.

Full Article: How forests are a key piece in the climate change puzzle by Brian McNeill

Chris Gough is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology who researches forest ecology.

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