Solomon G. Haile, PhD
Forestry/ Agroforestry Extension
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences
Office Location: 214 C Farrell-Westbrook
Outreach and Research Interest:
Carbon sequestration in Forest and Agroforestry systems; Biomass energy and Applied GIS
PLSC 321 Introduction to Forestry
PLSC 424 Agroforestry
PLSC 420 Silviculture
Recent and Significant Publications:
Nair, P. K. Ramachandran, Subhrajit K. Saha, Vimala D. Nair, and Solomon G. Haile. (2010). Potential for greenhouse gas emissions from soil carbon stock following biofuel cultivation on degraded lands. Land Degradation & Development, DOI:10.1002/ldr.1016
Haile, Solomon G, Nair, V. D., and Nair, P. K. R. (2010). Contribution of trees to carbon storage in soils of silvopastoral systems in Florida, USA. Global Change Biology, 16: 427-438.
Nair, P. K. Ramachandran, Vimala D. Nair, Emanuela F. Gama-Rodrigues, Rasmo Garciad, Solomon G. Haile, David S. Howlett, B. Mohan Kumar, M. Rosa Mosquera-Losada, Subhrajit K. Saha, Asako N. G. Takimoto, Rafael G. Tonucci. (2009). Soil Carbon in Agroforestry Systems: An Unexplored Treasure? Nature Precedings : hdl:10101/npre.2009.4061.1
Nair, P. K. Ramachandran, Vimala D. Nair, B. Mohan Kumar, and Solomon G. Haile. (2009). Soil carbon sequestration in tropical agroforestry systems: A feasibility appraisal. Environmental Science & Policy, 12: 1099—1111.
Haile, Solomon G, Nair, P. K. R., and Nair, V. D. (2008). Soil carbon storage in different size fractions in silvopastoral systems of Florida. J. Environnemental Quality 37(5): 1789—1797.
Nair, Vimala D. Haile, Solomon G., Michel, G.A. and Nair, P.K. Ramachandran. (2007) Environmental Quality Improvement of Agricultural Lands through Silvopasture in Southeastern United States. Scientia Agricola, 64(5): 513—519.
PhD, Forest Resources and Conservation and Interdisciplinary Concentration in Geographic Information Sciences, University of Florida Gainesville, FL, USA.
M.Sc., Tropical Forestry, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
B.Sc., Forestry, Haramaya University (formerly Alemaya Agricultural University), Ethiopia.
Date Joined Staff: 2010