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Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences

College of Natural Resources

phone: (208) 885-7952
fax: (208) 885-6564

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133
Moscow, ID 83844-1133
Professor Dan Johnson, Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

Daniel Johnson

Office: CNR 204D
Phone: (208) 885-8638
Email: danjohnson@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1133

College of Natural Resources
Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences
Assistant Professor

Home Town: North Wilkesboro, NC
Campus Locations: Moscow
With UI Since 2014

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Plant Physiological Ecology
    • Hydraulics
    • Plant Functional Anatomy
    • Drought and Climate Change
  • Biography

    Dan Johnson is originally from the foothills of western North Carolina. He joined the faculty in CNR in 2014. Prior to joining the faculty he was a research scientist at Duke University and a postdoc with the US Forest Service in Corvallis, Oregon. Dan’s research centers on trees and water and includes topics like drought tolerance, hydraulic properties of wood, and climate change impacts on forests.

  • Selected Publications

    Johnson DM, Brodersen CR, Reed M, Domec J-C and RB Jackson. 2014. Contrasting hydraulic architecture and function in deep and shallow roots of two co-occurring tree species from an arid habitat. Annals of Botany 113: 617-627.

    McCulloh KA, Johnson DM, Meinzer FC and DR Woodruff. 2014. The dynamic pipeline: Hydraulic capacitance and xylem hydraulic safety in four tall conifer species. Plant, Cell and Environment 37: 1171-1183.

    Johnson DM, Domec- J-C, Woodruff, DR, McCulloh KA and FC Meinzer. 2013. Contrasting hydraulic strategies in two tropical lianas and their host trees. American Journal of

    Johnson DM, McCulloh KA, Woodruff DR and FC Meinzer. 2012. Hydraulic safety margins and embolism reversal in stems and leaves: why are conifers and angiosperms so different? Plant Science 195:48-53.

    Johnson DM, McCulloh KA, Meinzer FC and Woodruff DR. 2012. Evidence for leaf xylem embolism as a primary factor in dehydration-induced declines in leaf hydraulic conductance. Plant, Cell and Environment 35:760-769.

    McCulloh KA, Johnson DM, Meinzer FC, Voelker SL, Lachenbruch B, and J-C Domec. 2012. Hydraulic architecture of two species differing in wood density: opposing strategies in co-occurring tropical pioneer trees. Plant, Cell and Environment 35:116-125.

    Johnson DM, McCulloh KA, Meinzer FC, Woodruff DR, and DM Eissenstat. 2011. Hydraulic patterns and safety margins, from stem to stomata, in three eastern US tree species. Tree Physiology 31:659-668.