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Brian Wilsey

Iowa State University Director
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Brian Wilsey is a professor at Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology. He joined the faculty at Iowa State University in 2001, and obtained his Ph.D. from Syracuse University and his M.S. from Louisiana State University.   He has studied grassland ecology for the past 25 years, on topics ranging from global change effects on plant-grazer interactions, relationships between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, species diversity maintenance, carbon, water and nutrient cycling, responses to climate variability, and community assembly.  He has published more than 80 scientific papers in peer reviewed journals on these and other topics.