Amy Hessl (700x467)
WVU professor Amy Hessl is a dendrochronologist a trained expert in analyzing past climate conditions by studying the growth rings in trees. It is an occupation that sometimes requires powers of observation on a microscopic level which she pursues in the Montane Forest Dynamics Lab in Morgantown. The lab's work focuses on the interaction between ecosystem processes, climate variability and human activities in forested systems.
September 18th, 2012