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[Met-jobs] Ph.D. Position at Lehigh University (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.rdg.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Tue, 11 Oct 2011 07:48:26 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Ph.D. position in Earth and Environmental Sciences at Lehigh
University, Bethlehem, PA starting August 2012. Possible topics for
dissertation research include a) Land-atmosphere interactions and
feedbacks on climate, b) Effects of climate change, atmospheric CO_2 ,
air pollution, land use change on vegetation and the terrestrial carbon
sink, c) Climate impacts of future scenarios for the U.S. or northeast
region, d) Effects of land use change and vegetation disturbance in
climate models, and e) Biogeochemical cycling in Quaternary paleoclimates.

Student will use computer models, including both stand-alone
biogeochemical models or global climate models that link all components
of the earth system.Models are compared against networks of field data,
such as flux towers, satellite remote sensing, or streamflow gauges.We
also have state-of-the-art field equipment to measure photosynthesis and
soil respiration for local biomes.Application deadline is January
1.On-line application at

<http://cas.lehigh.edu/casweb/default.aspx?id=52>. See web page at
<http://www.lehigh.edu/~bsf208/bsf208.html>
<http://www.lehigh.edu/%7Ebsf208/bsf208.html> for more details or
http://www.ees.lehigh.edu/index.htmlfor more information about our
department or contact Benjamin Felzer at <bsf208@lehigh.edu>.



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