Elisabeth Ward

Ph.D. student, Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies / New York Botancal Garden


I study the effectiveness of afforestation projects in improving ecosystem function in urban environments. I am particularly interested in plant-soil feedbacks and their impacts on the carbon cycle.

Selected Publications

E. B. Ward, Pregitzer, C. C., Kuebbing, S. E., and Bradford, M. A. 2019. Invasive lianas are drivers of and passengers to altered soil nutrient availability in urban forests. Biological Invasions. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-019-02134-2