Maokui Lyu defended at the School of Geographical Sciences, Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou, Fujian, China. His dissertation, entitled “Belowground carbon processes feedback to climate change in tropical and subtropical forests: plant mediation and microbial acclimation” was conducted at Laupāhoehoe in the mean annual temperature (MAT) gradient plots. Abstract: Tropical and subtropical forests exert a large …
Measuring trees at Laupahoehoe!
FIELD TRIP!! HIPPNET and KUPU staff, as well as a few visitors. Left to right: Cuyler Bleeker, Alex Bischer, Axel Defngin, Katie Strong, Amrit Krishna, Sarah Brandenstein, Wailea Collins, Lawren Sack, Faith Inman, Lihau Collier. Photo: Maybeleen Apwong.
New paper out on the HIPPNET plots! A study by Camila Medeiros and colleagues looked at the functional traits of all of the species at the Palamanui and Laupahoehoe sites. This paper examines how lowland dry forest and montane wet forest differ in their traits and how they can be used to predict growth and …
HIPPNET RESURVEY is underway!
HIPPNET RESURVEY is underway! We’ve begun on 10-yr measurements at Laupahoehoe and Palamanui, expertly led by Wailea Collins. Lots of trees to measure. If you are interested in volunteering or interning, there are lots of opportunities.