Colorado mountains

Vegetation Ecology

Boom-bust episodes alter plant species diversity patterns in arid urban landscapes

Poster Number:  353 Presenter/Primary Author:  Julie Ripplinger We often think of cities as designed ecosystems, where biophysical drivers are superseded by human decisions. But what happens during times of economic crisis?

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


A metacommunity approach to urban plant community assembly

Poster Number:  261 Presenter/Primary Author:  Anna Johnson There is great value to conducting basic ecological research in urban environments.

Long-term reproductive phenology in the Chihuahuan Desert linking legacy and contemporary datasets

Poster Number:  213 Presenter/Primary Author:  Dawn Browning Arid and semi-arid regions of the southwestern USA are especially sensitive to changes in temperature as well as drought frequency and intensity.

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