Rene van der Wal

Professor of Ecology, University of Aberdeen

Research Interests
Ecology in Society, Interdisciplinary working, Digital innovation in Nature Conservation

Community ecology, Plant-herbivore interactions, Invasive species, Arctic ecology

Interdisciplinary researcher, notably working with social scientists and computing scientists (e.g. see Ambio special issue on Digital Conservation http://link.springer.com/journal/13280/44/4/suppl/page/1), specialising in environmental citizen science and outreach research. Expert in arctic community ecology, plant-herbivore interactions and ecosystem ecology (nitrogen deposition impacts, invasive plant ecology, connectivity between above and belowground ecosystem components).

For publications, see https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=RYN4F8QAAAAJ&hl=en

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Ecology, University of Aberdeen