Tag Archives: Climate Change

Seeking urban gardens and farms

Help scientists study the effects of heat on pollinators! Wanted: Farms and community gardens in and around Detroit, Toledo, Raleigh, Durham, Atlanta, Athens, Denver, Boulder, Phoenix, and Tucson, especially if cucumbers are grown. Who we are: A team of researchers … Continue reading

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Differential sensitivity of urban bees to heat and dehydration

Have you ever wondered at how some animals, like kangaroo rats, can survive in hot or dry places? New research from our lab suggests that some bees can be quite good at tolerating heating up or drying out, but not … Continue reading

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Local newspaper article about summer urban water web research


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“Water as a trophic currency” paper published!

A new co-authored paper on how water availability influences riparian food webs (crickets, spiders, lizards) in open-air experimental plots has been published in the newest issue of Frontiers. http://www.esajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1890/130160 Email me if you need a copy

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Cover of Ecosystems

One of my photos ended up on the cover of the issue of Ecosystems containing a paper I co-authored with Julie Stromberg, Mark Dixon, and Thomas Meixner. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10021-012-9606-3?LI=true

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Water Wings

I recently wrote a popular article for the Maricopa Audobon Society about the extension of some of my river drying research to birds See page 12: http://www.maricopaaudubon.org/Wrendition%20Winter%202013.pdf 

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Water Webs Podcast

A podcast highlighting my water web research was recently produced: http://www.chemheritage.org/discover/media/distillations/174-water-webs.aspx

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