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Steven Higgins

Prof. Dr. Steven Higgins

PROJECT AREA E: DATA AND MODELLING CENTRE

Areas of Interest

- Savannas and tree-grass interactions
- terrestrial ecosystem response to atmospheric changes
- seed dispersal and plant migration
- population viability analyses
- sustainable resource use

Biography

Steven Higgins studied Botany and Zoology at the University of the Witwatersrand and obtained a PhD in Botany from the University of Cape Town. His main interests lie in understanding how interactions between organisms and the environment influence vegetation patterns. He uses experimental studies, monitoring of ecological processes and dynamic modelling.