WHY AND HOW SHOULD WE REPRESENT VEGETATION STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS IN CARBON CYCLE AND CLIMATE MODELS?

Thu, Mar 24, 11:00 am
Location: 
LA 140
Speaker Name: 
Dr. Ben Smith
Lund University

Dr. Smith is an ecologist and ecosystem modeller at the Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science at Lund University in Sweden, where he leads a research group on global ecosystem modelling. His research is primarily concerned with terrestrial ecosystem functioning and interactions with climate, with a particular focus on the contribution of population and community processes to ecosystem dynamics. He has taught courses in ecology, physical geography, modelling and statistics.  He is the author of hundreds of published articles and serves on a variety of boards and committees.  

Bringing an international perspective to the Rough Cut Science Talks, Dr. Smith has received degrees from the University of Tasmania and the University of Otago.  He currently lives in Sweden.  To learn more, click here

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