Vegetation Dynamics and Ecohydrology Laboratory  

The UCSB Vegetation Dynamics and Ecohydrology Laboratory hosts two Conviron PGW40 walk-in plant growth rooms with a Licor light sensor integrated to the close-loop feedback based lighting system, LED lighting to 1,400uMols using a combination of Fluence Broadband and 730 nm fixtures, additive and dehumidification capabilities, and additive and CO2 scrubbing capabilities, a field staging area, and stable isotope facilities. Growth chamber facilities are in collaboration with the Anderegg Lab ( in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology.


Director of the Earth Research Institute
Assistant Professor

 Room Locations

1617 & 1629 Ellison Hall