Darren Ficklin

Newly published research by Indiana University scientists finds that low relative humidity in the atmosphere is a significant, growing and often under-appreciated cause of plant stress in hot, dry weather conditions. The finding suggests that models used to gauge the impact of drought on ecosystems should be refined to more accurately account for the role […]

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Indiana University Bloomington hydrologist Darren Ficklin has been awarded a $623,272 National Science Foundation grant as part of a collaborative project to develop a massive data set detailing conditions in streams and rivers in the United States and Canada. The data set, to be called HydroClim, will draw on measurements and hydrological and climate modeling […]