Our drone data reaches new heights!
The FastPheno project has stunning new images of our sample trees, made possible by postdoc Aravind’s hard work. We use drone-based Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) remote sensing for fast and cost-effective monitoring and estimation of tree-level physiological parameters in large forests. These photos are not only pretty to look…
Bridget wins NSERC scholarship
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada funds visionaries, explorers and innovators who are searching for the scientific and technical breakthroughs that will benefit our country. The Ensminger lab congratulates our PhD student Bridget for winning the NSERC Scholarship Award! Read More
Exciting paper published today in Nature Plants!
The Nature Plants paper “Chlorophyll a fluorescence illuminates a path connecting plant molecular biology to Earth-system science” was published today. Following a workshop held at the Hyytiälä Forestry Research Station in 2019, Albert Porcar-Castell from the University of Helsinki took the lead on this work. Finally it is here –…
Bridget wins CSPB/SCBV award for outstanding oral presentation
Congrats Bridget on the award for best oral presentation at the 2021 CSPB/SCBV Annual General Meeting! Bridget presented her work on climate change impacts and the effect of warming and drought on the timing of cold acclimation in different white spruce genotypes. In her talk she showed first results from her…
Drone pilot training for Ensmingerlab
Flying a drone in Canada requires an exam, flight training and final certification. Siyu, Erik and Ingo just completed their certification, they are now drone pilots! The photograph shows our instructor Harish Jadeja with Erik and Siyu during the flight training at the Koffler Scientific Reserve.
Maia Dall’Acqua joins the lab as an NSERC USRA student for the summer
Welcome Maia! She will join the lab and support our activities on the SpruceUp project. Maia is a student at the University of Toronto, but she has already worked for the SpruceUp project during summer 2020 in the Cooke lab at the University of Alberta. We are excited to have…
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