David Ackerly

David Ackerly

David Ackerly is the Dean of the College of Natural Resources at Berkeley, and Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology. His research is focused on studies of climate change impacts on California biodiversity, including distribution modeling, long-term vegetation dynamics and focal studies of selected plant species. Our primary field site is the Pepperwood Preserve, Santa Rosa, CA. Graduate students and post-docs are working on evolution of physiological traits, demography of alpine plants, and species distributions on fine-scale spatial gradients. For more information, see ackerlylab.org.