The Department of Forest and Natural Resources Management and the Program in Environmental Science, both at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY are recruiting a graduate student (MS or PhD) to work with Ruth Yanai and participate in a large, multi-investigator project on nutrient limitation of young and old
northern hardwood stands at Hubbard Brook, Jeffers Brook, and Bartlett Experimental Forest in New Hampshire, USA. Thirteen stands have additions of N&P and 6 stands have a Ca addition and are part of the Multiple Element Limitation in Northern Hardwood Ecosystems (MELNHE).
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We welcome inquiries from prospective students interested in above- or below-ground nutrient cycling and tradeoffs in resource acquisition. Field experience and the ability to live in a group setting are essential (http://shoestringproject.wordpress.com/).Funding will consist of a combination of research and teaching assistantships (ability to TA in a General Chemistry lab would be a plus). US students from under-represented groups may be eligible for college and university-wide Diversity Fellowships.
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