Biography of Ge Sun
Ge Sun is Director of the EFETAC research unit. He is a research hydrologist and a USDA professor of hydrology at North Carolina State University. He joined the USDA Forest Service Global Change Program through North Carolina State University in 1997, and became a federal scientist in 2003. Over the past twenty years, he has conducted forest hydrological research on various ecosystems, from Florida’s cypress swamps in the humid southeastern United States to northern China’s Loess Plateau dry lands. He has authored more than 200 journal articles and book chapters. His current research focus is on regional and national assessments of climate change and forest management impacts on water resources using eddy flux towers, paired watersheds, and integrated simulation models. Currently, he serves as Associate Editor for several journals including Forests and Ecological Processes. He received several distinguished awards including Fellow of the American Water Resources Association and the Southern Research Station Director’s Distinguished Science Award. He was the co-founder of the US-China Carbon Consortium and served as a forestry expert for the Forest Service International Programs mission in Asia, Africa, and Mexico. He received his B.S. (1985) and M.S. degrees (1988) from Beijing Forestry University and Ph.D. in Forest Hydrology from the University of Florida (1995).
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