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College of Natural Resources

Think and Do The Extraordinary Support the College
Think and Do The Extraordinary Support the College

Ellis Cowling

University Distinguished Professor At-Large Emeritus

Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

919-515-7564

Area(s) of Expertise

Plant Pathology and Atmospheric Chemistry Impacts

Education

B.S. Syracuse University (1954)
M.S. Syracuse University (1956)
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin (1959)

Research Interests

Biochemistry of wood decay; conservation of essential elements by forest trees; diseases of forest trees and deteriaoration of timber products; role of nitrogen in coevolution of forest trees and wood-destroying fungi; integrated management of plant diseases; man-induced changes in the chemical climate and their effects on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems; role of scientists in public decision making.

Publications

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