Jeffrey A Bird

Queens College, City University of New York, USA


Jeffrey A. Bird is an Associate Professor in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY), USA, and part of the Doctoral Faculty in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Behavior and the Earth and Environmental Sciences Graduate Programs at the CUNY Graduate Center, USA. Bird received a B.S. degree in soil science from Cornell University, Ithaca, NT, USA, an M.S. degree in plant and soil science from University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA, and a Ph.D. degree from University of California, Davis, CA, USA, in soil biogeochemistry. 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 of 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 1 June 2013

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