Grace John

email:   Grace John
phone:  206-2887
office:  LS 3218
advisor: Lawren Sack

Research Interest

Understanding urban tree water use, quantifying differences in key anatomical and physiological traits, and testing predictions of water use and drought tolerance based on trait scaling relationships (from cell to ecosystem).


Sack L, Scoffoni C, Mendez-Alonzo R, John GP, Poorter H, Donovan L, and Mason CM (2014) Leaf mass per area (LMA) is independent of vein length per area: avoiding pitfalls when modelling phenotypic integration (reply to Blonder et al. 2014). Journal of Experimental Botany

Sack L, Scoffoni C, John GP, Poorter H, Mason CM, Mendez-Alonzo R, Donovan LA. (2013) How do leaf veins influence the worldwide leaf economic spectrum? Review and synthesis. Journal of Experimental Botany 64: 4053-4080

Nelson, K., Kurc, S. A., John, G., Minor, R. and Barron-Gafford, G. A. (2013) Influence of snow cover duration on soil evaporation and respiration efflux in mixed-conifer ecosystems. Ecohydrology 10.1002: 1425

John, GP, C Scoffoni, and L Sack. (2013) Allometry of cells and tissues within leaves. The American Journal of Botany. The American Journal of Botany 100: 1936-1948

McEwan, R.W., R.J. Brecha, D.R. Geiger and G.P. John (2011) Flowering phenology change and climate warming in southwestern Ohio Plant Ecology 212: 56-61

Honors and Awards

John J Cromer award for excellence in research in ecology: 2011


2011   University of Dayton   BS    Biology