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Ryan Emanuel

Associate Professor of Hydrology
Environmental Sciences and Policy
9 Circuit Dr., Durham, NC 27708

Research Interests


Hydrology
Ecology
Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Indigenous Studies

Selected Grants


THELORACS: Tree Health Evaluated using LiDAR, Optical, and Radar Applications across Coastal Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Virginia - Charlottesville · 2022 - 2025

Collaborative Research: Quantifying the Amount and Functional Significance of Long-term Stored-water in Trees

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2023

Managing Forest System Diversity to Enhance Resilience and Ecosystem Services

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Agriculture · 2022 - 2023

External Relationships


  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Nevada
  • University of Wisconsin

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