Fieldwork Letters from the Gulf Coastal Plain: Dendrotempestology

 FEB 22, 2016     CLAY TUCKER Dendrotempestology (it’s a mouthful I know!) is the study of the effects of hurricanes on trees. When people hear this, they normally spout something like, “Well, hurricanes kill the trees! Duh!” I quickly attempt to note that though the trees surrounding their houses may suffer substantial damage, many ecosystems are adapted … Continue reading Fieldwork Letters from the Gulf Coastal Plain: Dendrotempestology

ESA 100 Preview: Climate Change

AUG 3, 2015     LINDSEY THURMAN The Ecological Society of America is having its 100th Anniversary Conference August 9-14 in Baltimore. The organizers of this year’s centennial meeting have challenged us to put together talks and symposia that celebrate 100 years of advancements in ecological research and peer into the future of 21st Century challenges. This has … Continue reading ESA 100 Preview: Climate Change