Sven Batke

Lecturer (permanent)

Tropical canopy ecology, Ecophysiology of epiphytes, Soil-plant-atmosphere interactions, Plant community ecology, Disturbance ecology, Climate modelling

Sven Batke joined Edge Hill University in 2017 as Lecturer in Biology. In 2015 he received his PhD in Tropical Plant Ecology from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. His work focused on how high-intensity weather events such as hurricanes can alter tropical epiphytic forest communities. Following on from this, he worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow under the mentorship of Prof. Jennifer McElwain at the University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland, where he supported her team as an ecophysiologist and data analyst on a €1.6M Science Foundation Ireland funded research project. His work focused on more...

BSc (Hons.) Wildlife Conservation (University of Plymouth) PhD Tropical Plant Ecology (Trinity College Dublin)

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