Classification as post-doctoral employment or post-doctoral scholarship has important implications for taxation and access to social welfare benefits.
David Seekell is an environmental scientist focused on Earth’s inland waters. His research is united by questions about the structure and function of aquatic ecosystems and the causes and consequences of changes in these systems. He works in temperate, boreal, arctic, and alpine landscapes. He is an Assistant Professor of Ecology and Wallenberg Academy Fellow at Umeå University in northern Sweden.
PhD in Environmental Sciences, 2014
University of Virginia
BSc in Natural Resources, 2009
University of Vermont
Trade redistributes risks to food security, and the environmental impact of food production.
Theoretical and empirical analyses of the abundance and size of Earth’s lakes.
International research engagement for graduate level professional development.
Lakes have dual roles in the carbon cycle as ecosystems that both fix inorganic carbon through photosynthesis and minerlize organic carbon from internal and external sources.
Unique statistical signals warn of impending tipping points.