Clay is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Geography Department at the University of Alabama. His research focuses on using tree rings and other proxy records to assess climate and extreme events of the past. Clay currently works with Dr. Matt Therrell in the Dendrochronology Research Lab. Read further to discover the wonderful possibilities of his work!


In my recent TEDxLSU talk, I speak about how my tree-ring research helps inform us about past hurricane occurrences and how sea-level rise is changing the face of our coastlines in Louisiana and abroad.

2021 will be a prolific year for publications from me, but currently my most research article assesses the use of false rings in trees to explore streamflow variability in the Southeast United States. Check it out!

Department of Geography

University of Alabama

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