Sea Level Rise Effects on Coastal Trees
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Contact Information

Jeff Chambers
Tulane University
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
400 Lindy Boggs
New Orleans, LA  70118
Ph:   504-862-8291
Fax:: 504-862-8706

This project just started in June 2007.  Enclosues are being developed that will allow experimental manipulation of flood height and salinity level to simulate sea level rise (SLR).  The ecophysiological effects on coastal tree species will be quantified for various SLR scenarios.

Flooded tupelo (Nyssa aquatica) forest in the Pearl River basin