Wickson Hall Rm. 2026

Principal Investigator: Brian Bailey

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Welcome To the Lab!

Our lab is working to develop the next generation of high-performance computational tools that can allow for realistic simulation of plant systems, and support decision-making in the field. Our focus has been on the coupling of mechanistic, physics-based transport models with biological models.

Cutting-edge simulation tools typically also require cutting-edge field data to support them. As such, we also design and perform novel field experiments.

Read more about lab research here.

Simulation Visualizations

Check out some of the lab's plant simulation visualizations.

Recent Publications

March 2017
Rapid measurement of the three-dimensional distribution of leaf orientation and the leaf angle probability density function using terrestrial LiDAR scanning. Remote Sensing of Environment 193:63-76. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2017.03.011 Full-Text PDF
January 2017
Rapid, high-resolution measurement of leaf area and leaf orientation using terrestrial LiDAR scanning data. Measurement Science & Technology 28:064006 doi:10.1088/1361-6501/aa5cfd Full-Text PDF
January 2017
Numerical considerations for Lagrangian stochastic dispersion models: Eliminating rogue trajectories, and the importance of numerical accuracy. Bound.-Layer Meteorol. 162:43-70 Full-Text PDF
February 2016
The creation and evolution of coherent structures in plant canopy flows and their role in turbulent transport. J. Fluid Mech. 789:425-460 Full-Text PDF
Department of Plant Sciences
One Shields Ave.
Davis, CA 95616