I work as a postdoc with Prof. Colin Prentice on the development of a next-generation global vegetation model with a special focus on the representation of soil nutrient effects on plant growth. Currently, I'm funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation with a EarlyPostdoc.Mobility fellowship until August 2016.
My personal research tool and work-in-progress is an open-access modelling framework for the simulation of carbon and nitrogen cycles in terrestrial ecosystems. It's available here: https://github.com/stineb/sofun.
In my research, I have addressed different elements that determine the interactions between climate and the terrestrial biosphere (see tab 'Research').
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et al., 2018, Quantifying soil moisture impacts on light use efficiency across biomes., New Phytol
et al., 2018, Ecosystem responses to elevated CO2 governed by plant-soil interactions and the cost of nitrogen acquisition, New Phytologist, Vol:217, ISSN:0028-646X, Pages:507-522
et al., 2017, Simple process-led algorithms for simulating habitats (SPLASH v.1.0): robust indices of radiation, evapotranspiration and plant-available moisture, Geoscientific Model Development, Vol:10, ISSN:1991-959X
et al., 2017, Holocene peatland and ice-core data constraints on the timing and magnitude of CO2 emissions from past land use, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol:114, ISSN:0027-8424, Pages:1492-1497