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Core Research Areas

The Role of Behavior in Influencing Headwater Salamander

Poster Number:  307 Presenter/Primary Author:  Kristen Cecala Evolutionary theory predicts that animals have evolved to move in resposne to a suite of cues that maximize animal survival and growth while minimizing risk of injury or mortality.

Long-term dynamics of plant species richness due to fertilization are explained by dominance of one functional group

Poster Number:  295 Presenter/Primary Author:  Tim Dickson Nutrient deposition is viewed as a global threat to plant biodiversity because nutrient addition can quickly decrease plant species richness.  However, fertilization took 14 years to significa

The impacts of changes in snowfall on soil greenhouse gas emissions using an automated chamber system

Poster Number:  284 Presenter/Primary Author:  Kevin Kahmark With increasing global surface temperature, snow cover has decreased in many regions.

Florida Coastal Everglades Long-Term Ecological Research Program: Overview of FCE III

Poster Number:  283 Presenter/Primary Author:  Evelyn Gaiser The Florida Coastal Everglades Long Term Ecological Research (FCE LTER) site is located in South Florida, where the expansive coastal Everglades wilderness interacts with an urban and agricultural

Background Photo by: Nicole Hansen - Jornada (JRN) LTER