Valerie Trouet

Watershed Management and Ecohydrology
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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.


GC170A1: Introduction to Climate Change; ENR439A/539A: Introduction to Tree-Ring Analysis


  • BS, Bioscience Engineering, 1997, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • MEng, Bioscience Engineering, 1999, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • PhD, Bioscience Engineering, 2004, KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium