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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.Read more
This month's issue
In California, vernal pools offer important developmental habitat for aquatic life stages of numerous species, including the imperiled California tiger salamander and their hybrids with the introduced barred tiger salamander (Ambystoma spp). In the October issue of Frontiers, Kissel et al. explain how scientists can combine satellite-based remote-sensing data with statistical modeling techniques to more accurately estimate the duration and fluctuation of hydroperiods associated with these dynamic wetlands.Read more