United States
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Byron Adams

Full Professor
Brigham Young University
Department of Biology
Research Interests
Byron Adams is an evolutionary ecologist with expertise in the ecology & evolution of soil and limnoterrestrial organisms. His work involves field and laboratory studies that aim to understand the role of biodiversity in ecosystem structure and functioning. This research addresses key questions related to the environmental impact of climate-driven changes on Antarctic terrestrial organisms and ecosystems.
Antarctic Research Location(s)
McMurdo Station
Field camp - fixed wing access
Dry Valleys
Research Keywords
climate change, Dry Valleys, ecosystem, genomics, Long Term Ecological Research, LTER
NSF Antarctic Program
Antarctic Organisms and Ecosystems
Other NSF Antarctic Programs
Antarctic Earth Sciences
Antarctic Organisms and Ecosystems
SCAR Science Group Affiliation
Life Sciences Group
Current SCAR Group Participation
Life Sciences (national representative), ANTOS (steering committee),