Gao, Si

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Courtesy Faculty
Forest Engineering, Resources & Management
PhD, 2020, Forest & Conservation Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula
MS, 2016, Environmental & Forest Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle
BS, 2014, Environmental Sciences, China Agricultural University, Beijing
Research Interests: 
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Soil Science
  • Terrestrial Systems Science
Research Areas: Sustainable forest management and agricultural practices on soil health; Soil carbon and nutrient cycling in terrestrial ecosystems; Biochar and soil nutrient transformations, fire disturbance on ecosystem function
I am a soil scientist and ecosystem ecologist broadly interested in the functions of pyrogenic carbon in soil carbon and nutrient cycling in natural and managed terrestrial ecosystems. Collaborators: Jeff Hatten, Katherine McCool.