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Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

High-impact research communications, reviews, international news, etc. published by the Ecological Society of America

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Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment is a benefit of membership of the Ecological Society of America. International in scope and interdisciplinary in approach, Frontiers focuses on current ecological issues and environmental challenges. Frontiers is aimed at professional ecologists and scientists working in related disciplines.
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Molecular detection techniques can be used in species monitoring, pathogen surveillance, dietary analysis, and a variety of other ecological applications. In the February issue of Frontiers, Mosher et al. present a communication framework that can help to guide collaborative partnerships between laboratory scientists, resource managers, and ecologists who employ these techniques.

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The Atlantic sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) supports valuable Canadian and US fisheries in the western North Atlantic, an area projected to experience ocean acidification and increased seawater temperatures due to global climate change. In the November issue of Frontiers, Stokesbury et al. describe how this bivalve mollusk is characteristically sensitive to changing physical conditions, and explain how establishing a baseline of scallop abundance will be important to help track regional environmental variability over time.

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