Daniel Griffin

Assistant Professor

Accepting PhD Students

20042022
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Research interests

My research areas include climate science, water resource issues, environmental dynamics and natural areas conservation. I specialize in tree-ring research, including data development, interpretation, and application in the environmental sciences. My current projects are focused in California, Guatemala, and the upper Midwest.

Teaching

• GEOG1403: Biogeography of the Global Garden

• GEOG3900: Earth's Climate

• GEOG8980: Climate extremes and environmental change

Research interests

  • climate change
  • environmental dynamics
  • natural resource management
  • dendrochronology

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Projects 2017 2022

Research Output 2004 2019

4 Citations (Scopus)

Tree rings and rainfall in the equatorial Amazon

Granato-Souza, D., Stahle, D. W., Barbosa, A. C., Feng, S., Torbenson, M. C. A., de Assis Pereira, G., Schöngart, J., Barbosa, J. P. & Griffin, D., Feb 15 2019, In : Climate Dynamics. 52, 3-4, p. 1857-1869 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tree ring
chronology
rainfall
moisture
nineteenth century
8 Citations (Scopus)

Rising synchrony controls western North American ecosystems

Black, B. A., van der Sleen, P., Di Lorenzo, E., Griffin, D., Sydeman, W. J., Dunham, J. B., Rykaczewski, R. R., García-Reyes, M., Safeeq, M., Arismendi, I. & Bograd, S. J., Jun 1 2018, In : Global Change Biology. 24, 6, p. 2305-2314 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

synchrony
Ecosystems
ecosystem
winter
Precipitation (meteorology)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Uniform shrub growth response to June temperature across the North Slope of Alaska

Ackerman, D. E., Griffin, D., Hobbie, S. E., Popham, K., Jones, E. & Finlay, J. C., Apr 1 2018, In : Environmental Research Letters. 13, 4, 044013.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

growth response
shrub
Temperature
Growth
Climate
23 Citations (Scopus)

Arctic shrub growth trajectories differ across soil moisture levels

Ackerman, D., Griffin, D., Hobbie, S. E. & Finlay, J. C., Oct 1 2017, In : Global change biology. 23, 10, p. 4294-4302 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil moisture
shrub
soil moisture
trajectory
Trajectories
2 Citations (Scopus)

On the Production of Climate Information in the High Mountain Forests of Guatemala

Pons, D., Taylor, M. J., Griffin, D., Castellanos, E. J. & Anchukaitis, K. J., Mar 4 2017, In : Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 107, 2, p. 323-335 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guatemala
montane forest
climate
paleoclimate
agriculture