7 Feb - Nathan Harris Phinney (MINA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence

Nathan Harris Phinney, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend his PhD thesis “Lichen ecohydrology: from water uptake and storage to climate-driven growth rates and distribution patterns”, on 7 February 2020.

Norwegian title of thesis:

Lavers økohydrologi: fra vannopptak og vannlagring til klimadrevne vekstrater og utbredelsesmønstre.

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:

Living on the edge: How will lichens and bryophytes respond to future climate change?

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:

Friday 7, February, kl. 12.15 Auditorium SKP (Senter for klimaregulert planteforskning), Kirkeveien 16

Evaluation committee:

First opponent: Assistant Professor Daniel E. Stanton, University of Minnesota, USA
Second opponent: Dr. Claudia Colesie, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Committee administrator: Professor Mikael Ohlson, MINA, NMBU


Main Supervisor: Professor Yngvar Gauslaa, MINA, NMBU
Co-supervisors: Professor Knut Asbjørn Solhaug, MINA, NMBU
Professor Per-Anders Esseen, Umeå University,

The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library.
Thesis number 2020:15 ISSN 1894-6402 ISBN 978-82-575-1680-2

Published 12. januar 2021 - 7:56 - Updated 12. januar 2021 - 7:56