David Valentine

Type: 
Scientist
Organization: 
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Description: 

Dr. Valentine's broad research interest is in ecosystem ecology, biogeochemistry, and element cycling in northern ecosystems. Past research focused on the role of soils in forests, grasslands, and wetlands in generating or consuming trace gasses, especially methane, that control Earth's climate. His recent research has focused on the effects of wildfire on soil respiration and carbon balance.

Category: 
Vegetation Modeling, Terrestrial Ecosystem Impacts, Wildfire