Daniel Griffin

Assistant Professor

Accepting PhD Students

20042020
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Personal profile

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

Keywords

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

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Projects 2017 2020

savanna
timescale
ecosystem
vegetation
climate

Research Output 2004 2018

1 Citations

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
ecosystem
winter
storm track
river discharge
1 Citations

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., May 8 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Climate Dynamics. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tree ring
chronology
rainfall
moisture
nineteenth century
1 Citations

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
14 Citations

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
1 Citations

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