Steve Williams is a native South Carolinian. He earned a BS in Marine Science from University of South Carolina – Coastal Carolina College, and a MS in Physical Oceanography from The College of William and Mary – Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Steve worked as a Research Associate with Clemson University in the Belle W. Baruch Laboratory from 1991 -1995 before coming to NREL in 1995. Research interests include: modeling of agro-ecosystems in CENTURY and DAYCENT models, site-level, regional, national and global simulations of historical land-use change, current and projected cropland and grassland management practices and effects on soil carbon and nitrogen, greenhouse gases, and nutrient leaching. Steve has served as an instructor in use of CENTURY and DAYCENT models for several years.
M.A., Physical Oceanography - College of William and Mary - Virginia Institute of Marine Science
B.S., Marine Science - University of South Carolina - Coastal Carolina
South Carolina, 1979