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Understanding Forest Ecosystems

A UC Santa Barbara forest scientist has been selected as an early career fellow of the Ecological Society of America for her work elucidating how sylvan ecosystems respond to climate change.

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January research news from the Ecological Society of America

(January 13, 2022) – A wayfaring Arctic hare, eBird during COVID-19, and more in the latest research from the ESA journals.

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ESA Selects EEE Scholars

(October 28, 2021) – The Ecological Society of America is pleased to announce the recipients of the first cohort of the ESA Excellence in Ecology (EEE) Scholars: Dr. Na’Taki Osborne Jelks, Dr. Theresa Wei Ying Ong, Dr. Adriana Lucia Romero-Olivares, and Dr. Erika S. Zavaleta.

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Policy News: June 17, 2019

In This Issue: NSF BIO Advisory Committee Considers NEON User Engagement, No-deadline Policy A subcommittee tasked with understanding the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) user engagement recommended the formation of a separate entity for community user engagement. Member Opportunities Apply to join the Rapid Response Team. Congress House Science Committee holds hearings on IPBES Global Assessment, harassment in the sciences….

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Lengthy Study Shows Value of Soil Health and Forest Restoration after Damaging Events

By UC Merced 5/23/2019 A nine-year experiment by a UC Merced Department of Life and Environmental Sciences professor and his colleagues is illuminating the importance of soil carbon in maintaining healthy and functioning ecosystems because of its influence on the microbial communities that live in soil. These communities’ health can help researchers understand the effects of climate change. Professor Stephen C….

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