Jeffrey A Bird0000-0002-0939-0637
Jeffrey A. Bird is an Assistant Professor in the School of Earth & Environmental Sciences at Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY), USA and part of the Doctoral Faculty in the Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and Earth & Environmental Sciences Graduate Programs at the CUNY Graduate Center, USA. Dr. Bird received a B.S. degree in soil science from Cornell University, an M.S. degree in plant and soil science from University of Vermont, and a Ph.D. degree from University of California, Davis, USA in soil biogeochemistry. Dr. Bird was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of California, Berkeley, USA and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA. His research interests, experience, and expertise are in the areas of soil biogeochemistry, microbial ecology, and ecosystem ecology. His current research includes laboratory and long-term field research investigating how soil microbial communities, plants, climate, and mineralogy interact to control the turnover, loss, or stabilization of soil C and N in temperate and tropical ecosystems.
Biography Updated on 28 November 2011