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Animal Ecology

Adélie Penguin Colony Size and Local Population Extinction: A Predation-Induced Tipping Point

Poster Number:  328 Presenter/Primary Author:  William Fraser Adélie penguin research in the Palmer LTER (PALTER) region has historically focused on five island rookeries that at the inception of investigations in 1974 held 15,202 breeding pairs.  During

Microclimate driven by complex terrain predicts within-season movement by a migrant songbird

Poster Number:  315 Presenter/Primary Author:  Sarah Frey Hadley Current predictions about species sensitivity to climate change are primarily based on ‘bioclimatic envelope models.’ These models assume that species either shift their geographic ranges to match

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.

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