Ed Hall

Ed Hall
Assistant Professor, Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, Colorado State University

Natural ecosystems provide humans with innumerable services – clean drinking water, clean air, sufficient oxygen, high fish yields for consumption and sport fishing. As the human population grows from it‘s current size of 6 billion towards a projected 8 billion people over the next 40 years how will we ensure that these services are continuously provided to most if not all of the human population. My research helps us gain basic understanding of how elements are processed in the natural environment and in effect how ecosystem services are renewed and maintained. Defining these relationships will help us manage our ecosystem services under increasing anthropogenic demands.

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Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory (NREL)
Department of Ecosystem Science & Sustainability