Ge Sun

Ge  Sun
Ge Sun 
Name: Ge Sun 
Title: Research Hydrologist
Unit: Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center (4854)
Phone: 919-515-9498


Location Information

USDA-Forest Service
Southern Research Station

920 Main Campus Dr.
Venture Center 2
Suite 300
Raleigh, NC 27606


Research Information


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

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 ecosystems

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

Collaborative Research:

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