Lybrand, Rebecca

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Associate Professor
Office: 3140 Plant and Environmental Sciences Building
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Dr. Lybrand specializes in pedology, soil mineralogy, and the study of soil-landscape relationships under contrasting environmental conditions. Dr. Lybrand’s research program provides new perspectives on the interplay of soils, climate, and landscape evolution through 1) hillslope to nanoscale investigations of soil biogeochemistry and mineral weathering in the Critical Zone, with a specific emphasis on 2) quantitative pedological studies in the western US.

Ph.D. Soil, Water, and Environmental Science - The University of Arizona
M.S. Soil and Water Science - University of California, Riverside
B.A. Biology - Whittier College

Graduate Group Membership:
Soils and Biogeochemistry