The Moore Ecohydrology Lab

Georgianne Moore, PI


The Moore Lab seeks to understand how ecosystem management relates to the water cycle – by changing vegetation type, amount, and structure. Distinctly interdiciplinary, our research in the field of ecohydrology is driven by science questions, spans many types of ecosystems, and utilizes a variety of measurement tools. Follow this link to “Meet a Scientist” for more information about Dr. Moore.

Left-to-Right: Rosaleen, Caitlyn, Georgianne, Amelia, and Luiza

Left-to-Right: Rosaleen, Caitlyn, Georgianne, Amelia, and Luiza

What Is Ecohydrology?

Ecohydrology is the study of how vegetation affects the water cycle, and how the water cycle affects ecosystems. Human-induced land use changes (the former) are the primary focus of my current research program; however, my goal in the next five years is to expand my research program to include how altered river flows affects riparian ecosystems (the later), bringing the plant-water connection full circle.

Recent Work

  • Tropical forests whose productivity may be impacted by wet leaf conditions
  • Texas ecosystems experiencing tree mortality from drought
  • Forests that have experienced stand-replacing wildfires
  • Rangelands subject to enroachment by woody plants
  • Floodplains invaded by non-native species


Dr. Georgianne Moore

Associate Professor, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management

316 HortiMooreculture and Forest Science Building (HFSB) office

128 HFSB lab


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