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Jean Christophe Domec

Professor of Sustainable Forest Management, Bordeaux Sciences Agro, Inrae

Bordeaux Sciences Agro in FRANCE (primary appointment)

Discovery of knowledge in Plant water relations, ecosystem ecology and ecohydrology, with special focus on: - Long-distance water transport under future climate; - Drought tolerance and avoidance; - Patterns of changes in structural and functional traits within individual plants. My goal as a researcher is to improve the fundamental science understanding of how plants and terrestrial ecosystems respond to climate changes, and to provide tree breeders with policy-relevant information. I have carried out research on interactions between soil water and plant water use in contrasting ecosystems, in cooperation with scientists at Bordeaux Sciences Agro in FRANCE (primary appointment), Duke University, Oregon State University, and the USDA Forest Service, Southern Global Change Program.


  • 2011–present
    Professeur en Gestion Durable des Forets, Bordeaux Sciencxes Agro
  • 2011–present
    Adjunct professor, Duke University


  • 2002 
    Oregon State University, Forest ecology/Wood Science