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Grayling and the great commute

Before Alaska's upper Kuparuk River freezes solid, Arctic grayling forge upstream to the deep waters of their winter haven: Green Cabin Lake. These fish live in an extreme environment and face extreme environmental changes. Their population relies on interconnected habitats as it helps sustain a diverse and productive ecosystem.

History of the MBL – Interview with John E. Hobbie


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  • Salt marshes as unsung heroes
    Marshes are quiet, unassuming ecosystems that do a lot for us. They provide protection from storms, they produce animals that we like to eat or watch, and they give us wonderful places to look out upon while watching the sunrise (or set on the West Coast). WCAI, the Cape and Islands NPR station, highlighted salt […]

Recent Publications

Huang, Q; Yang, X; Gao, B; Yang, Y; Zhao, Y. 2014. Application of DMSP/OLS nighttime light images: A meta-analysis and a systematic literature review. Remote Sensing 6(8): 6844-6866, doi:10.3390/rs6086844.

Souther, S; Fetcher, N; Folwer, Z; Shaver, GR; McGraw, JB. 2014. Ecotypic differentiation in photosynthesis and growth of Eriophorum vaginatum along a latitudnal gradient in the arctic tundra. Botany-Botanique 92(8): 551-561, doi: 10.1139/cjb-2013-0320.

Wang, X; Liu, L; Piao, S; Janssens, IA; Tang, J; Liu, W; Chi, Y; Wang, J; Xu, S. 2014. Soil respiration under climate warming: differential response of heterotrophic and autotrophic respiration. Global Change Biology 20(10): 3229-3237, doi: 10.111/gcb.12620.

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