- Robert G. Wetzel Collegiate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
- Ph.D., Duke University, 1988
- University of Michigan
1041 Kraus Natural Science Building
830 North University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1048
- Phone: (734) 647-0894
- Lab: (734) 647-0898
- Fax: (734) 763-0544
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Fields of study
Ecosystem ecology and aquatic biogeochemistry
Dr. Kling received his Ph.D. degree from Duke University in 1988, and was a postdoctoral fellow at The Ecosystems Center of the Marine Biological Lab in Woods Hole from 1988-1991. He received a National Academy of Sciences Young Investigator Award in 1993, became a National Science Foundation Presidential Faculty Fellow in 1995, and was elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1997.
- Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Ancient carbon trapped in Arctic permafrost is extremely sensitive to sunlight and, if exposed to the surface when long-frozen soils melt and collapse, can release climate-warming carbon dioxide gas into the atmosphere much faster than previously thought.
Benjamin Miller, an EEB master’s student, has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.