Louise Hindborg Mortensen
I have a background in molecular and environmental biology, but have focused on ecosystem interactions and processes in soil. My interest is on communities’ interaction in and with ecosystems: the big picture. I use structural equation modelling (SEM) to study this.
In my PhD. I used SEM to study how recycled ash from biofuel combustion influenced the soil decomposer food web and N availability in a biofuel plantation (Danish spruce forest). This project was looking to examine how recycled ash from biofuel combustion could be applied back as fertilizer in biofuel plantations. My focus was on the effects the soil decomposer food web and the risk of heavy metal bioaccumulation.
Recently I have applied SEM to study the interaction of microbial communities and CO2 emission during a warming climate in the Artic at CENPERM .
I also have keen interest in evolutionary biology and exploring the wonders of the open access software R.