Paula Porto

Graduate Student – MSc in Soil Science                                            

Email: paula.porto@mail.ubc.ca

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Education

  • BSc – Biology, University of British Columbia (2016)

Research Interests

  • Mitigation of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions
  • Effects of farm management strategies on ecosystem services
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Translation of research knowledge into practical solutions
  • Effective methods for communicating scientific knowledge

Duties and Responsibilities

As the Lab and Research Coordinator, I work towards improving the safety of our workplace and ensuring that our laboratory is well stocked and functioning. I also work as part of the Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Project, measuring greenhouse gas emissions throughout different blueberry and potato fields in Delta and Vancouver.

Publications

Tseng M, Kaur KM, Soleimani Pari S, et al. Decreases in beetle body size linked to climate change and warming temperatures. J Anim Ecol. 2018;87:647–659.