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Ecology of Infectious Disease
ESA has compiled a special research collection on the ecology of infectious diseases, and shares a list of experts on disease dynamics from among the membership who are available for comment.Read more
Careers in Ecology
Our long-running feature series in Frontiers has come to an end, but ESA members can always access the archive! Explore career pathways in sectors outside of academia to find the right fit for you.Read more
Journals & Publications
At the planning stage, program managers rarely consider how and when to end conservation projects. In the May issue of Frontiers, Ruiz-Miranda et al. explain why a clearly defined exit strategy is important and how it can help to determine when a project should cease or be transitioned to different partners or stakeholders.
In the May issue of Ecology, Lamy et al. use 18 years of data to show that the stability of the emblematic marine foundation species, the giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera, can benefit the stability of the diverse assemblage of understory algae and sessile invertebrates that compete for space beneath the giant kelp canopy.
In the April issue of Ecosphere, Riva et al. used a hierarchical model to disentangle the effects of habitat suitability and phenology on abundance of Arctic fritillaries, and its detectability by sampling different conditions of temperature, wind, cloud cover, and hour of the day, using the case study to discuss how the risk of false absences changes between species when sampling butterflies.
Rangelands are a dominant anthropogenic land use and a main driver of natural habitat loss worldwide. In the April 2020 issue of Ecological Applications, Shapira et al. investigate the effects of cattle grazing on wild bee and honey bee communities and their foraging and nesting resources in Mediterranean rangelands, finding support for the notion of rangeland sharing by cattle and bees under moderate grazing intensities.
Elephants and other non-ruminants are estimated to have high water requirements, even when corrected for body size. In the May issue of Ecological Monographs, Kihwele et al. quantify the water requirements of 48 African ungulates using a set of functional traits related to water losses. Their results suggest each single trait is a valuable indicator of ungulate water requirements.
- USDA-ARS-PWA Pollinating Insects Research Unit: Research Entomologist- Bumble bee biology and population genetics May 22, 2020
- Cal Poly State University: Asst/Assoc/Full Professor of Forestry May 14, 2020
- New Mexico State University: Assistant/Associate Professor in Human and Natural Rangeland Systems May 5, 2020
- Desert Research Institute: Executive Director for the Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences May 1, 2020
- USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Forage Seed and Cereal Research Unit: Research Entomologist April 24, 2020