Jose Gutierrez Lopez

Jose Gutierrez Lopez
I am interested in research that links tree physiology and forest management, with a strong emphasis on plant water use and water yield. Currently, I am working on determining the role VPD and PAR have on the annual trends of tree-level water use in boreal forests.


  • Water Balance
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Ecosystem Functioning
  • Ecohydrology
  • Sap Flow
  • Multidisciplinary Research


PhD in Natural Resources end Environmental Sciences. 2013-August 2019. University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA 
Fields of study: ecohydrology, plant ecophysiology, sustainability of bioenergy plantations 
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, US
Thesis: Ecohydrology of Aspen and Eucalyptus Plantations: Considerations for Management

Masters in Sustainable Agriculture. 2009-2012. Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
Field of study: soil hydrology, stable isotope ecology, ecosystem restoration
Thesis: Soil moisture and plant water uptake dynamics after the introduction of native prairie vegetation into agriculturally-dominated landscapes


Postdoktor vid Institutionen för skogens ekologi och skötsel; Institutionen för skogens ekologi och skötsel, gemensamt
Skogens ekologi och skötsel
901 83 Umeå
Besöksadress: Skogsmarksgränd 17, Umeå