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Month: December 2015

Researcher climbing a large redwood tree.

23Dec
Researcher climbing a large redwood tree. Ecoss studies the interactions of plants with their physical and biotic environments at a...
Artist rendition of wildfire changing the future ecosystem of a forested area

23Dec
Artist rendition of wildfire changing the future ecosystem of a forested area. Copyright Victor Leshyk Overview Fire, a natural ecological...
scienceontap
scienceontap

23Dec
On January 5th, Bruce Hungate presented at Science on Tap at the Green Room, Flagstaff. Featuring an update on the...
Fossil Creek, Arizona with fall foliage in background.

10Dec
Fossil Creek, Arizona in the fall. Copyright Steve Rich Aquatic ecosystems in the southwestern US are among the most threatened...
leshyk illustration linking biogeochemistry

10Dec
Overview The identities of organisms profoundly influence ecosystems, and microbial diversity is vast. The obvious disconnect between this diversity and...
field and mountain in arizona

10Dec
Overview Using a technique called data-assimilation, we can inform existing ecosystem models with measurements from field experiments. In combination with meta-analysis,...
Artist's rendering of the Carbon locked up inside a plant's roots.

10Dec
Overview Over the past several decades, scientists have conducted hundreds of experiments investigating responses of ecosystems to global environmental change....
Experimental array for the Jasper Ridge Global Change research project showing heat lamps and measurement equipment

09Dec
Experimental array for the Jasper Ridge Global Change research project Overview Most global change research focuses on individual components, but...
AGU Fall meeting logo

04Dec
Several Ecoss members presented at the 2015 AGU fall meeting. Topics ranged from permafrost C cycle responses to climate change,  to priming effects...
Permafrost Carbon Network Logo showing the north portion of the globe in red, yellow and orange.

19Dec
Permafrost Carbon Network Thousands of researchers worldwide are studying how global change affects ecosystems. Using models and field experiments, they...