Fiona Soper is a plant ecologist and biogeochemist, currently completing her PhD in the Sparks lab at Cornell University. Her research investigates the effects of human-driven landscape change (specifically woody encroachment) on plant and soil nitrogen cycling and greenhouse emissions in subtropical savannas. Fiona serves as President of the founding chapter of Sigma Xi: the Scientific Research Society and coordinates science outreach and training events on campus. In her spare time, she teaches rock climbing, kayaks and writes for a travel blog.
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