David Seekell

Visiting Scholar in Residence

Dr. David Seekell is an Assistant Professor of Ecology in the Department of Ecology and Environmental Science at Umeå University in Sweden. His research has focused on developing early warning indicators of ecosystem tipping points. He also conducts research on global-scale patterns in lake ecology. In 2015, he became a Wallenberg Academy Fellow and in 2016, he received a Science for Solutions Award from the American Geophysical Union. He was in residence at SESYNC for several short visits from 2016-2018 in which he gave seminars, conversed with resident scholars, and co-led a team synthesis project with Paolo D’Odorico on Trade and Food Security.

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2016 - 2018
Areas of Expertise
environmental science
Research Interests
tipping points
biogeochemical processes
Methods of Expertise
statistical analysis and modeling
aquatic biogeochemistry
chemical analyses

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