Department News

2010-08-26

PROF PHIL RUNDEL DEDICATES NEW COSTA RICAN INSTRUMENTED TOWERS

Professor Philip Rundel has just returned from Costa Rica where he participated in a dedication for the new instrumented canopy towers at the La Selva Biological Station. The project is described in the new OTS Newsletter . This is a major project Dr. Rundel developed with NSF funding working with CENS staff here at UCLA and the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS). The PASI (Pan American Studies Institute) course also describes the ongoing NSF-sponsored course on new technologies for tropical forest research. The teaching faculty for the course includes Peter Narins, Lawren Sack, and Phil Rundel from EEB, along with former EEB grads Eric Graham and Alex Gilman and current grad student Erin Riordan.