New SNF Eccellenza Assistant Professor Dr. S. Nemiah Ladd
Welcome to the new SNF Eccellenza Assistant Professor Dr. S. Nemiah Ladd who will start her position at the Department of Environmental Scienes on Monday, November 15, 2021.
Dr. Ladd is an organic geochemist, focusing on interactions among plants, algae, humans, and climate today and throughout the recent geologic past. She uses chemical markers that are produced by plants and algae and preserved in sediment (so-called “molecular fossils”) to reconstruct past changes in rainfall rates, eutrophication, and human land-use. She is originally from the US but has now lived and worked in Switzerland and Germany for many years.