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Research interests

I am a broadly trained ecologist interested in understanding the response of the terrestrial ecosystem to global change at regional to global scales. My lab takes a data-model synthesis approach that integrates satellite and airborne remote sensing, monitoring networks, and forest inventory with statistical models to develop nature-based solutions to fight climate change. Specifically, my lab has a couple of research themes: 1) Deriving habitat characteristics for forest trees and the vast community it supports using combined LiDAR and Hyperspectral imagery; 2) Revealing the climate-habitat interactions that govern biodiversity change; 3) Understanding variations in seed production and how they related to climate, nutrient availability, and species traits; 4) Evaluating forest regeneration from fecundity to seedling recruitment to adult trees; 5) Balancing human needs (e.g., food and water) with the needs of wildlife species (e.g., habitat and healthy soil).

Before joining Penn State, I worked as a postdoc at Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University (with Jim Clark) to study global change impacts on fecundity and biodiversity. For my doctoral research, I worked with Dr. Conghe Song at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to understand how vegetation phenology responds to climate change, extreme weather events, and urbanization.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Physical Geography, Ph.D., characterizing responses of land surface phenology to urbanization, climate change, and extreme weather events using remote sensing and Bayesian models

Aug 15 2015May 12 2020

Award Date: May 1 2020

Remote Sensing, Bachelor of Engineering

Aug 1 2011Jun 1 2015

Award Date: Jun 1 2015

Researcher Defined Keywords

  • global change ecology
  • forest ecology
  • biodiversity
  • remote sensing
  • Bayesian models
  • climate change
  • forest regeneration
  • tree reproduction

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  • Habitat–trait interactions that control response to climate change: North American ground beetles (Carabidae)

    Qiu, T., Bell, A. J., Swenson, J. J. & Clark, J. S., 2023, (Accepted/In press) In: Global Ecology and Biogeography. 32, 6, p. 987-1001 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Open Access
    4 Scopus citations
  • How to measure mast seeding?

    Bogdziewicz, M., Calama, R., Courbaud, B., Espelta, J. M., Hacket-Pain, A., Journé, V., Kunstler, G., Steele, M., Qiu, T., Zywiec, M. & Clark, J. S., Aug 2023, In: New Phytologist. 239, 3, p. 830-838 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Open Access
    4 Scopus citations
  • Linking seed size and number to trait syndromes in trees

    Bogdziewicz, M., Acuña, M. C. A., Andrus, R., Ascoli, D., Bergeron, Y., Brveiller, D., Boivin, T., Bonal, R., Caignard, T., Cailleret, M., Calama, R., Calderon, S. D., Camarero, J. J., Chang-Yang, C. H., Chave, J., Chianucci, F., Cleavitt, N. L., Courbaud, B., Cutini, A., Curt, T., & 75 othersDas, AJ., Davi, H., Delpierre, N., Delzon, S., Dietze, M., Dormont, L., Farfan-Rios, W., Gehring, C. A., Gilbert, G. S., Gratzer, G., Greenberg, C. H., Guignabert, A., Guo, Q., Hacket-Pain, A., Hampe, A., Han, Q., Hoshizaki, K., Ibanez, I., Johnstone, J. F., Journé, V., Kitzberger, T., Knops, J. M. H., Kunstler, G., Kobe, R., Lageard, J. G. A., LaMontagne, J. M., Ledwon, M., Leininger, T., Limousin, J. M., Lutz, J. A., Macias, D., Marell, A., McIntire, E. J. B., Moran, E., Motta, R., Myers, JA., Nagel, T. A., Naoe, S., Noguchi, M., Oguro, M., Kurokawa, H., Ourcival, J. M., Parmenter, R., Perez-Ramos, I. M., Piechnik, L., Podgórski, T., Poulsen, J., Qiu, T., Redmond, M. D., Reid, C. D., Rodman, K. C., Šamonil, P., Holik, J., Scher, C. L., Van Marle, H. S., Seget, B., Shibata, M., Sharma, S., Silman, M., Steele, M. A., Straub, J. N., Sun, I. F., Sutton, S., Swenson, JJ., Thomas, P. A., Uriarte, M., Vacchiano, G., Veblen, T. T., Wright, B., Wright, S. J., Whitham, T. G., Zhu, K., Zimmerman, J. K., Zywiec, M. & Clark, J. S., May 2023, In: Global Ecology and Biogeography. 32, 5, p. 683-694 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    4 Scopus citations
  • Masting is uncommon in trees that depend on mutualist dispersers in the context of global climate and fertility gradients

    Qiu, T., Aravena, M. C., Ascoli, D., Bergeron, Y., Bogdziewicz, M., Boivin, T., Bonal, R., Caignard, T., Cailleret, M., Calama, R., Calderon, S. D., Camarero, J. J., Chang-Yang, C. H., Chave, J., Chianucci, F., Courbaud, B., Cutini, A., Das, A. J., Delpierre, N., Delzon, S., & 75 othersDietze, M., Dormont, L., Espelta, J. M., Fahey, T. J., Farfan-Rios, W., Franklin, J. F., Gehring, C. A., Gilbert, G. S., Gratzer, G., Greenberg, C. H., Guignabert, A., Guo, Q., Hacket-Pain, A., Hampe, A., Han, Q., Holik, J., Hoshizaki, K., Ibanez, I., Johnstone, J. F., Journé, V., Kitzberger, T., Knops, J. M. H., Kunstler, G., Kurokawa, H., Lageard, J. G. A., LaMontagne, J. M., Lefevre, F., Leininger, T., Limousin, J. M., Lutz, J. A., Macias, D., Marell, A., McIntire, E. J. B., Moore, C. M., Moran, E., Motta, R., Myers, J. A., Nagel, T. A., Naoe, S., Noguchi, M., Oguro, M., Parmenter, R., Pearse, I. S., Perez-Ramos, I. M., Piechnik, L., Podgorski, T., Poulsen, J., Redmond, M. D., Reid, C. D., Rodman, K. C., Rodriguez-Sanchez, F., Samonil, P., Sanguinetti, J. D., Scher, C. L., Seget, B., Sharma, S., Shibata, M., Silman, M., Steele, M. A., Stephenson, N. L., Straub, J. N., Sutton, S., Swenson, J. J., Swift, M., Thomas, P. A., Uriarte, M., Vacchiano, G., Whipple, A. V., Whitham, T. G., Wion, A. P., Wright, S. J., Zhu, K., Zimmerman, J. K., Zywiec, M. & Clark, J. S., Jul 2023, In: Nature Plants. 9, 7, p. 1044-1056 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Open Access
    5 Scopus citations
  • Spatiotemporal evolution of urbanization and its implications to urban planning of the megacity, Shanghai, China

    Wu, C., Li, C., Ouyang, L., Xiao, H., Wu, J., Zhuang, M., Bi, X., Li, J., Wang, C., Song, C., Qiu, T., Haase, D., Hahs, A. & Finka, M., Apr 2023, In: Landscape Ecology. 38, 4, p. 1105-1124 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    7 Scopus citations