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Shawn Serbin

  • Assistant Scientist
  • Assistant Scientist
  • Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • 18PublicationsNumber of items in Shawn's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 6Followers


Shawn Serbin is broadly trained in forest ecology, plant physiology, ecosystem science and remote sensing. His research focuses on the exchanges of carbon, water and energy between terrestrial ecosystems and the atmosphere with a focus on scaling and model-data synthesis. Shawn’s research spans several global biomes and leverages a number of tools including spectroscopy and novel quantitative methods, which he uses to effectively scale process knowledge.

Recent publications

  • Spectroscopic determination of leaf morphological and biochemical traits for northern temperate and boreal tree species

    • Serbin S
    • Singh A
    • McNeil B
    • et al.
  • Relationship of a Landsat cumulative disturbance index to canopy nitrogen and forest structure

    • Deel L
    • McNeil B
    • Curtis P
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Assistant Scientist

Brookhaven National Laboratory

March 2014 - Present

Affiliate Faculty

SUNY at StonyBrook

February 2014 - Present

Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Wisconsin at Madison

September 2012 - March 2014(2 years)

Post-doctoral research associate

Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

December 2011 - August 2012(8 months)

Graduate Student

The University of Wisconsin-Madison

September 2004 - December 2011(7 years)



University of Wisconsin-Madison

May 2008 - March 2012(4 years)

Dual Masters of Science, Forestry and Environmental Monitoring

University of Wisconsin at Madison

September 2004 - May 2008(4 years)


Michigan State University

August 1999 - May 2004(5 years)

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