Research Interests

  • Mechanisms of soil organic matter stabilization and destabilization
  • Sources and sinks of terrestrial carbon
  • Greenhouse gas flux and nutrient status
  • Improved practices in agroecosystems
  • Soil Health and climate change mitigation ecosystem services
  • Systems-level carbon economy

Prospective Students, Post-doctoral Fellows, and Visiting Scholars

My lab welcomes students and scholars regardless of race, national origin, gender identification, sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability status.  If you are interested in joining my research group, please email with a description of your research interests and experience, relevant academic background and training, and a CV.  More information about the graduate program in NREM at University of Hawaii may be found here.

External Links to Professional Societies, Collaborators, and Projects

American Geophysical Union – Biogeosciences

Soil Science Society of America

Soil and Water Conservation Society

International Soil Carbon Network

USGS Powell Center Soil Carbon Information Hub

SoilR: Models of SOM Decomposition

UH Soils Collaborative