Kevaughan Smith

Kevaughan Smith is an MS candidate in the School of Forest Resources. He earned his BS in Environmental Studies from the University of Maine at Fort Kent in May 2020. His most recent work involved combining high-resolution aerial hyperspectral scans of Boreal and Arctic tundra communities with specimen-based ground-truthed data, to generate fine-scale, species-level vegetation […]

Wouter Hantson

Wouter Hantson is a PhD candidate in the School of Forest Resources.  His research focuses on investigating the patterns of vegetation-permafrost dynamics as determined by landscape-scale disturbance.  His research activities are organized within three objectives designed to build a scaling framework to: Measure the local-scale heterogeneity of vegetation composition and structure along gradients of disturbance […]

Valeria Briones

Valeria Briones is an MS candidate in the School of Forest Resources.  Climate warming is affecting the social and ecological systems of the northeastern U.S., including changes in the seasonal timing and duration of biophysical processes.  Phenology is the repeated occurrence of seasonal cycles, which are influenced by climate, thus it is important to understand […]