Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Brazil Initiative

Stephen Porder

Associate Professor of Biology
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies

Research areas: Environmental Change

Stephen Porder is a biogeochemist in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. He studies the nature and properties of tropical forests, and the consequences of converting those forests to intensive agriculture. He is current work focuses on soybean agriculture in the state of Mato Grosso and the potential for restoration in the Mata Atlantica.

porderlab.org - Terrestrial Biogeochemistry at Brown University