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Plant Hydraulics and Water Relations

Jen Peters wins research grant from the Wet Tropics Management Authority

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Congratulations to PhD student Jen Peters who was recently awarded a Student Research Grant from the Wet Tropics Management Authority! The title of Jen’s research grant is “Assessing Vulnerability to Water Limitation of Australian’s Tropical Rainforest” and will contribute to her thesis project examining the vulnerability of Australian forests to drought. This grant will fund her research at the Daintree Rainforest Observatory where she will characterize stem and leaf vulnerability to drought stress for the dominant tree canopy species.

Jen Peters (right) at the Daintree Rainforest study site

Jen Peters (right) at the Daintree Rainforest study site.

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