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Research Scientist

R. Scott Winton

Scott Winton is a research scientist in Hoyt’s lab. He studies the biogeochemistry of wetlands, with a focus on tropical peatlands, processes governing carbon storage and emissions of greenhouse gases, and the role of birds in these systems. Scott primarily employs field and lab-based methodologies, but also works with remotely sensed data and spatial tools. Scott was previously a postdoctoral researcher in aquatic chemistry at ETH Zurich and holds a PhD. in Environmental Science and Policy from Duke University.