Bird Terrestrial Biogeochemistry Research Group

 

Jeffrey A. Bird, PhD

Associate Professor, Queens College, CUNY

School of Earth & Environmental Sciences

Office: D-220 Science Bldg.

Labs: E-219, D-104, E-239 Science Bldg.

Queens College, CUNY

Phone: (718) 997-3332   

email: jbird@qc.cuny.edu


Education

PhD, Soil Biogeochemistry, University of California, Davis, 2001

MS, Plant and Soil Science, University of Vermont, 1992

BS, Soil Science, Cornell University, 1989

Doctoral Students

Fernanda Santos

MA Geography, CUNY

(2007-present)


Earth & Environmental

Science PhD Program

The CUNY Graduate Center

Research focus: Pyrogenic organic matter dynamics in temperate forest ecosystems: atmospheric deposition and C and N mineralization in soils. Fine root decomposition under contrasting litter and N deposition regimes.


NSF BART IGERT Fellow, UMBS (2009-2011)

Advanced to candidacy, 2010

email: fsantos@gc.cuny.edu

Brian Brigham

MS Ecology, UCSD

(2009-present)


Earth & Environmental

Science PhD Program

The CUNY Graduate Center

Research focus: The biogeochemistry and microbial ecology of C cycling in estuarine ecosystems (Hudson River), with an emphasis on the role of anthropogenic C and N inputs on the ecosystem-level C exchange processes.


NOAA National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) Graduate Research Fellowship (2010-2012)

Advanced to candidacy, 2012

email: babrigham@gmail.com

Research Staff

Research Assistant

Rahul Singh (2012-present)

BS, Environmental Science, Queens College, CUNY

Intern

Alyssa Blumenthal (2014-present)

Undergraduate student, CUNY

Emeriti (graduate students, postdocs)


  1. E.Bisbee (MS, Queens College)


P.J. Hatton (Postdoctoral researcher)

Mark Gormley

MS Agriculture/Soil Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

(2014-present)


Earth & Environmental

Science PhD Program

The CUNY Graduate Center

Research focus: Biogeochemistry and microbial ecology of pyrogenic organic matter turnover and transport dynamics in a northern temperate forest ecosystem: effects of pyrolysis conditions and source wood type.

email: mgormley@qc.cuny.edu

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