Ecoclimate Lab

University of Washington


Abigail L.S. Swann

Assistant Professor

Department of Atmospheric Sciences

Department of Biology

Lab Focus

  1. Ecoclimate (the ecosystem-climate system)

  2. Biosphere-climate feedbacks

  3. Climate and ecosystem modeling

  4. Carbon cycle

Photos: 1. Albedo contrast of deciduous and needleleaf evergreen trees at the Caribou-Poker Creeks Research Watershed in Alaska. 2. Agricultural fields in the Peruvian Andes. 3. Tropical forest near the Caxiuanã Field site at the Ferreira Penna Field Station in Brazil.

Lab News

Sept 2, 2014

Elizabeth Garcia joins the lab as a Postdoctoral Fellow to work on our NSF Macrosystems project looking at the climate impacts of widespread tree mortality.

July 1, 2014

Demystifying lush landscapes of the ancient African Sahara” - press release coverage of new lab publication in the Journal of Climate: Swann et al. 2014.