Climate change & agriculture
by Professor Whendee Silver
Whendee Silver is Professor of Environmental Science at UC Berkeley, California. Whendee attended Yale University, where she gained her PHD in Ecosystem Ecology. Her research interests are in the field of ecosystem ecology and biogeochemistry, and include the relationships among nutrient cycling, land-use and biodiversity.
Whendee’s lab group works on themes linking climate, plant community characteristics, and biogeochemical cycling in tropical forests, as well as the effects of changing cover types at local and regional scales.