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Meet Your New ECE Chair!

This month’s blog post is an introduction to your new Chair for 2022-2023! Kathleen is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at UW-Madison in the SILVIS Lab.   Introduction – tell us about yourself! I want to start by mentioning how grateful I am to be the new chair! I answered these questions just a couple weeks after the annual meeting in…

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ECE Events at ESA 2022!

ECE Events at ESA 2022! Whether you want to show your appreciation for being awarded travel funds, love the resources in the monthly newsletter, have ideas for how the ECE Section can serve you better, or just want to meet others in this transitional phase of our careers, come hang out with the ECE Section at our events in Montreal!…

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Meet an Early Career Ecologist: Christine Sit!

by Christine Sit Hi! I’m Christine, I am a post-baccalaureate intern at Archbold Biological Station. I am able to be here because of a generous grant from the Vaughn-Jordan Foundation, who support research internships at Archbold’s Plant Ecology Program. I began my internship four months ago and am now in the middle of my project! My project focuses on plant…

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Blue Carbon and Seagrass Mapping

by Krti Tallam Citation: Maria Laura Zoffoli, Pierre Gernez, Philippe Rosa, Anthony Le Bris, Vittorio E. Brando, Anne-Laure Barillé, Nicolas Harin, Steef Peters, Kathrin Poser, Lazaros Spaias, Gloria Peralta, Laurent Barillé. Sentinel-2 remote sensing of Zostera noltei-dominated intertidal seagrass meadows. Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 251, 2020, 112020, ISSN 0034-4257, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2020.112020. Blue carbon. When I think about it, I think…

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Advice for Giving a Dual-Language Presentation

by Bryan Juarez I graduated with a PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Iowa State University during May 2021. While preparing my presentation I noticed I could not find any easily accessible resources which gave advice on presenting in two languages. For this reason, I was invited to write about my experience. The goal of this piece is to…

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The Long Way Around: the struggles of reentering ecology research

by Hayley Henderson By the time I was about to graduate high school, I was too busy trying to live until tomorrow to think of a future for myself. Many of my classmates had careers already in mind – intelligence security, computer engineering, veterinarian science. They’d talk about them openly, about summer internships, the best schools to apply to, the…

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Meet an Early Career Ecologist: Molly Reichenborn

This month’s blog post is an interview with Molly Reichenborn, who serves on the ECE Board as the Secretary-Treasurer. Tell us about yourself! Currently I’m a second-year doctoral student at New Mexico State University in the Animal and Range Sciences Department. I’m from Kansas originally and received my undergraduate and master’s degrees from Wichita State University near where I was…

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Navigating Academia (and Beyond) with ADHD

Navigating Academia (and Beyond) with ADHD by Cait Rottler This post is partially guided by a Slack Chat that took place Monday, 1/24/22 in the ECE Slack Chat space. If you would like to go back and read that and aren’t a member of our Slack channel yet, you can join here. I wasn’t diagnosed with ADHD until about a…

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Meet an Early Career Ecologist: Bijan Seyednasrollah

For this month’s blog post, meet Dr. Bijan Seyednasrollah, the Lead Data Scientist at Realtor.com (News Corp)! Tell us about yourself! In short, I am a multidisciplinary data scientist as I have occasionally switched fields throughout my career. After getting a bachelor and a master in mechanical engineering, I worked as an engineer in the petroleum industry for about 6…

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