Mr. Aaron Kamoske will defend his dissertation on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at 10:00 AM.

Title: Seeing within the Canopy: Measuring Three-Dimensional Forest Traits and Processes Across Ecosystems and Spatial Scales

First stage by Webinar (see Webinar directions below):
The defense will consist of two steps:  a 30-60 minute uninterrupted presentation by the student summarizing the dissertation research, and a subsequent two-stage questioning session.  Anyone, including faculty, students, and staff, is welcome to attend the presentation and to participate in the initial portion of the question session, which will be moderated by the Advisor.  Graduate students and other non-committee members (e.g., family and friends) CANNOT attend the second questioning stage.

Webinar Info:

Passcode: trees!

Second stage by Zoom:

The Advisor and Guidance Committee will ask questions in the second stage of this session.  Faculty are welcome to stay for this stage.

Faculty may contact Aaron’s advisor, Dr. Kyla Dahlin kdahlin@msu.edu for access to the Zoom portion.

Successful completion of the defense and approval of the dissertation will be determined by a majority vote of the dissertation committee.


Kyla Dahlin (Chair)

Ashton Shortridge

Scott Stark (Forestry)

David Rothstein (Forestry)

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