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

August 29th, 2016

New lab paper on predicting drought in a changing climate out in PNAS.

May 3rd, 2016

New paper by graduate student Marysa Laguë on how many trees it takes to modify atmospheric circulation available as early online release from Journal of Climate

October 27, 2014

How do trees change the climate?” post written by Abby on the RealClimate blog.

See more on our lab blog!