Colorado mountains

Population Studies

Experimental Macroecology: Effects of Temperature on Biodiversity

Poster Number:  387 Presenter/Primary Author:  Robert Waide The acknowledgement of biodiversity gradients, such as the latitudinal gradient, pre-date modern ecology, however the cause(s) of this pervasive pattern remain elusive and controversial.

Variation in copepod egg production rate across spatial gradients in the California Current Ecosystem

Poster Number:  371 Presenter/Primary Author:  Catherine Nickels Areas of the ocean where two water parcels meet, know as fronts, define regions of sharp spatial gradients.

Patch-burn grazing and demographic performance of grassland songbirds

Poster Number:  360 Presenter/Primary Author:  Brett Sandercock Population declines in grassland birds are an emerging conservation crisis in North America.  Changes in rangeland management associated with intensification of agricultural production are tho

The effects of surrounding habitat on plant, pollinator, and plant-pollinator interaction richness and abundance

Poster Number:  352 Presenter/Primary Author:  Vera Pfeiffer Montane meadows comprise less than 5% of the landscape of the western Cascades of Oregon, but they provide habitat for diverse species of plants and pollinators.

Waterbirds in the Plum Island Sound Estuary, Massachusetts: Historical trends and current patterns

Poster Number:  350 Presenter/Primary Author:  Robert Buchsbaum Because they are highly mobile and migratory, the presence and activity of birds in a region is a reflection of both local and global trends.

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