Using CYGNSS data to understand the daily cycle of canopy water dynamics and rainfall interception and remotely sensed solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence to study carbon-water relations. Combining multiple sensors to look at reforestation in drylands.
Specializations and Research Interests
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F. Wang, X. Pan, C. Gerlein-Safdi, L. Gu, S. Wang, X. Cao, and Q. Lu, 2019. Vegetation restoration in Northern China: a contrasted picture, Land Degradation & Development, doi: 10.1002/ldr.3314
C. Gerlein-Safdi , M.C. Koohafkan, M. Chung, F.E. Rockwell, S. Thompson, and K.K. Caylor, 2018, Dew deposition suppresses transpiration and carbon uptake in leaves, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 259, 305-316, doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2018.05.015
C. Gerlein-Safdi, P.P.G. Gauthier, and K.K. Caylor, 2018, Dew-induced transpiration suppression impacts the water and isotope balances of Colocasia leaves, Oecologia, 187 :4, 1041-1051, doi: 10.1007/s00442-018-4199-y
C. Wright, A. Kagawa-Viviani, C. Gerlein-Safdi, G. Mosquera, M. Poca, H. Tseng, and K.P. Chun, 2017. Advancing ecohydrology in the changing tropics: Perspectives from early career scientists, Ecohydrology, 106 :17, e1918, doi: 10.1002/eco.1918
C. Gerlein-Safdi, P.P.G. Gauthier, C.J. Sinkler, and K.K. Caylor, 2017, Leaf water 18O and 2H maps show directional enrichment discrepancy in Colocasia esculenta, Plant, Cell and Environment, 40, 2095-2108, doi: 10.1111/pce.13002