The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Valerie Trouet

BS, Bioscience Engineering, 1997, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
MEng, Bioscience Engineering, 1999, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
PhD, Bioscience Engineering, 2004, KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium
Office Location: 
Bryant Bannister Tree-Ring Building, 320
Mailing Address: 
1215 E Lowell Street
Tucson, AZ 85721
520-626-8004
Program: 
Watershed Management and Ecohydrology
Research: 
I use tree rings to study past climate, forest ecosystems, and their interactions. My interests include the climate of the last ~2,000 years, atmospheric circulation patterns, fire-climate interactions, the carbon cycle, and seasonally dry forests.
Teaching: 
GC170A1: Introduction to Climate Change; ENR439A/539A: Introduction to Tree-Ring Analysis
Research Topics: 
Arid Lands
Climate Adaptation and Sustainability
Ecohydrology and Biogeochemistry
Fire Ecology
Phenology
Plant and Soil Ecology