Dra. Syndonia Bret-Harte is a plant community and ecosystem ecologist who focuses on how global climate change affects arctic vegetation composition and nutrient cycling. Current research in her lab group utilizes long-term field manipulations of environmental change in order to advance understanding of feedbacks between plant species responses and ecosystem processes.
Dra. Bret-Harte serves as the associate science director at Toolik Field Station and on the Board of Trustees for the Alaska Chapter of The Nature Conservancy.
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