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Education/Academic qualification

PHD, University of Georgia

… → 2007

BA, Goucher College

… → 2002

Research interests

  • Soil biogeochemistry
  • ecosystem ecology
  • Sonoran Desert
  • polar desert
  • desert ecology
  • Antarctica
  • decomposition
  • soil ecology
  • climate change

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Soil Medicine & Life Sciences
litter Earth & Environmental Sciences
deserts Agriculture & Biology
soil Agriculture & Biology
desert Earth & Environmental Sciences
Antarctica Agriculture & Biology
plant litter Agriculture & Biology
nitrogen Agriculture & Biology

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Research Output 2007 2019

  • 690 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
  • 27 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate

Erratum: : Stoichiometric Shifts in Soil C:N:P Promote Bacterial Taxa Dominance, Maintain Biodiversity, and Deconstruct Community Assemblages (Frontiers in Microbiology (2018) 9 (1401) DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01401)

Aanderud, Z. T., Saurey, S., Ball, R., Wall, D. H., Barrett, J. E., Muscarella, M. E., Griffin, N. A., Virginia, R. A., Barberán, A. & Adams, B. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, MAR, 391.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Biodiversity
Microbiology
Soil
Manuscripts

Nutrient dynamics during photodegradation of plant litter in the Sonoran Desert

Ball, R., Christman, M. P. & Hall, S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Arid Environments.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sonoran Desert
nutrient dynamics
photolysis
photodegradation
plant litter
5 Citations (Scopus)

Soil biological responses to C, N and P fertilization in a polar desert of Antarctica

Ball, R., Adams, B. J., Barrett, J. E., Wall, D. H. & Virginia, R. A., Jul 1 2018, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 122, p. 7-18 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fertilization
Antarctica
deserts
Soil
desert
3 Citations (Scopus)

Stoichiometric shifts in soil C: N:P promote bacterial taxa dominance, maintain biodiversity, and deconstruct community assemblages

Aanderud, Z. T., Saurey, S., Ball, R., Wall, D. H., Barrett, J. E., Muscarella, M. E., Griffin, N. A., Virginia, R. A. & Adams, B. J., Jul 3 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, JUL, 1401.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodiversity
Soil
Nitrites
Nitrosomonadaceae
Ammonium Compounds

Urbanization alters small rodent community composition but not abundance

Guevara, J. N. A. & Ball, R., Jan 1 2018, In : PeerJ. 2018, 5, e4885.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urbanization
Herbivory
urbanization
Rodentia
rodents

Activities

Soil Ecology Society

Rebecca Ball (Member)
1800

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organization

Ecological Society of America

Rebecca Ball (Member)
1800

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organization

Projects 2014 2024