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US Forest Service Research & Development
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  • US Forest Service Research & Development
  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Ge Sun

Ge Sun

Research Hydrologist
920 Main Campus, Dr. Venture Center 2, Suite 300
Raleigh, NC 27606
Phone: 919-515-9498


Current Research

Effects of climate change and land management on water quantity and quality; Application of computer simulation models, GIS, and remote sensing in quantifying water balances at multiple temporal and spatial scales. Impacts of global change on water supply and demand. Forestry Best Management Practices in affecting and soil erosion and sedimenttransport in watersheds. Hydrology of forested wetland ecosystemsCurrent Projects:

  • Measuring and modeling carbon and water flux dynamics and processes across a climatic and management gradients in theeastern U.S. and China
  • Modeling the potential effects of climate change, landuse change, and population growth on water supply and demand in the continental U.S.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of forest buffers on water quality and flow generations in the Piedmont region of North Carolina
  • Education

    • University of Florida, Ph.D. Forest Hydrology and Watershed Management, 1995
    • Beijing Forestry University, M.S. Forest Hydrology, 1988
    • Beijing Forestry University, B.S. Soil and Water Conservation, 1985

    Featured Publications & Products

    Publications & Products

    Research Highlights

    HighlightTitleYear


    SRS-2010-015
    Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services: water, carbon, and biodiversity

    SRS is enhancing one of its models that examines the potential impacts of climate change, land use, and population changes on water supplies. Th ...

    2010


    SRS-2011-02
    Tools to help international conservation agencies make sound decisions

    Researchers with the Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center (EFETAC) applied models they developed with partners to measure water ...

    2011


    Last updated on : 10/20/2014