David Neil Bird

Senior Scientist

David Neil Bird (Neil) joined JOANNEUM RESEARCH in August, 2005 where he works on: , consumption-based estimation of greenhouse gas emissions, and evaluation of emissions from different lifestyles; the estimation impacts of climate change and adaptation strategies on agricultural production and urban environments; the influence of changes in surface albedo on environmental benefits of landuse, landuse change and forestry (LULUCF) projects; and evaluation of greenhouse gas emission (GHG) reductions as a result of improved land management and the use of biomass; development of methods to estimate GHG reductions from mitigation measures. From October 2007 to December 2012, Mr. Bird was the Task co-leader of IEA Bioenergy Task-38 and from May 2007 to December 2016, he was appointed to the Afforestation / Reforestation Working Group of the UNFCCC. He is a member of the advisory editorial board of Global Change Biology Bioenergy and Advances in Climate Change Research. He is a member of the Gold Standard Technical Advisory Committee for land use change and forestry.