Kresge Faculty Fellows

Kresge College Fellows are dedicated artists, teachers, and scholars drawn from every field of study at the University.
Michael E Loik
  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Professor
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Environmental Studies Department
  • Affiliations Earth & Planetary Sciences Department, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Department
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Fax
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Interdisciplinary Sciences Building, 473
    • 473 Interdisciplinary Sciences Building (ISB)
  • Office Hours please email for a summer appointment
  • Mail Stop Environmental Studies
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Climate Change, Climatology, Water, Plant Sciences, Plant Biology, Atmospheric Science, Ecology, Hydrology
  • Courses Plant Physiological Ecology, Climate Change Ecology

Summary of Expertise

Biophysical Ecology, Ecohydrology, Meteorology, Climate Change Ecology, Climate Mitigation

Research Interests

Climate Change, Plant Stress Tolerance, Elevated CO2, Altered Precipitation, Atmospheric Warming, Sensors, Sustainable Technology

Biography, Education and Training

Postdoc, ESPM&ERG, UC Berkeley 

Ph.D., Biology, Univ California, Los Angeles

M.Sc., Botany, University of Toronto

B.Sc., Biology, University of Toronto

Selected Publications

For a full list of publications, please visit my lab website publications page or Google Scholar.

Teaching Interests

ENVS 23 Physical & Chemical Environment

ENVS 80C Climate Change Science & Policy

ENVS 162 Plant Physiological Ecology & Lab

ENVS 169 Climate Change Ecology

ENVS 196 ClimChg Mitigation & Adaptation

ENVS 196 Sensors for the Environment