About Abel Barral
Abel joined the company early in 2019 as a locum Associate Editor at Nature Plants, where he handled and commissioned articles in the fields of plant ecology, ecophysiology and evolution. He joined the editorial team of Nature Ecology & Evolution in June 2019. Prior to his doctoral studies, Abel obtained degrees in ‘Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity’ and ‘Ecology’ from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and acquired extensive expertise in palaeobotany and palaeocology through his collaboration with international research teams in various palaeontological research projects. He completed his PhD at the Université Lyon 1 and postdoctoral experience at the CNRS, focusing on the feedbacks between plant ecophysiology, biogeochemical cycles and climate during key time intervals of the Earth’s history.