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Paul Henne, Ph.D.

Paul Henne studies the impacts of environmental change on forest ecosystems.  His research aims to understand how climate change, wildfire, and management regimes interact to affect tree species distributions and carbon stocks in the forests of the Rocky Mountains.  



Professional Experience

  • 2015-present, Research Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Denver, CO, USA

  • 2014-2015, Oberassistent, Paleoecology, Institute of Plant Sciences, and Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern, Switzerland

  • 2008-2014, Postdoc, Paleoecology, Institute of Plant Sciences, University of Bern, Switzerland

  • 2007-2008, Postdoc, Paleoecology and Vegetation Dynamics, Institute of Terrestrial Ecosystems, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Education and Certifications

  • PhD, Program in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006

  • BS, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Michigan, 1999

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