Whendee Silver's research interests are in the fields of biogeochemistry and ecosystem ecology, and include the causes and consequences of climate change, possible solutions, feedbacks to the global climate system, tropical ecology, rangeland ecology, and redox sensitive biogeochemical cycling.
In the News
Could cultivating dense fields of weeds help mitigate climate change by soaking up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere? Berkeley scientists Dennis Baldocchi and Whendee Silver are exploring that possibility in California’s agricultural heartland, the San Joaquin Valley. National Public Radio reports.