Profiles in "Ecosystems" Expertise Area

  • Grimm is an ecosystem scientist who studies desert streams and cities and their resilience to extreme events.
  • Elser investigates the theory of biological stoichiometry — the study of the balance of energy and multiple chemical elements in living systems.
  • Sala is the Julie A. Wrigley and Regents' and Foundation Professor and the Founding Director of the Global Drylands Center at ASU.
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  • Day is a plant ecologist who studies factors that control plant performance, plant litter decomposition and carbon cycling.
  • Neuer is a biological oceanographer and plankton ecologist and studies the oceanic carbon cycle, particularly the role of plankton organisms in uptake and sequestration of anthropogenic carbon dioxide.
  • Hall is an ecologist and conservation scientist who studies connections between people and the environment. She is the faculty lead for the Conservation Bio & Ecology degree program and an award-winning teacher in her field.
  • Gerber aims to accelerate the success of biodiversity management and sustainable biodiversity outcomes by fostering relationships among academics and decision makers.