Si Gao

Si Gao

PhD candidate, Forest & Conservation Science


  • Master of Science, Environmental & Forest Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, 2016
  • Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science, China Agricultural University, Beijing, 2014

Field of Study

Soil Ecology, Soil Biogeochemistry, Nutrient Cycling, Sustainable Agriculture, Biochar

Selected Publications

  • Gao, S., K. Hoffman-Krull, & T.H. DeLuca. 2017.  ‚Äč Soil biochemical properties and crop productivity following application of locally produced wood biochar at organic farms on Waldron Island, WA.   Biogeochemistry 136: 31-46.
  • Gao, S., K. Hoffman-Krull, A.L. Bidwell, & T.H. DeLuca. 2016.   Locally produced wood biochar increases nutrient retention and availability in agricultural soils of the San Juan Islands, USA.   Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 233: 43-54.