The Ecosystems Center
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.
- Bill Klimm Featured in Nature as “Unsung Hero” of ScienceWhen Nature began pursuing a story on “unsung heroes” in science — the behind-the-scenes staff who make the whole operation happen — it became clear that plenty of people at the MBL fit that bill. One is Bill Klimm, captain of the Gemma, who as a lon
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- Salt Marsh Strategies: How Plum Island is Holding Up Against Sea-Level Rise and Climate ChangeThe MBL’s Anne Giblin and colleagues are watching how the salt marshes in the Plum Island Estuary in northern Massachusetts are bearing up as the climate warms, sea level rises, and coastal development stresses their ecological integrity. A senior
Seminars & Events
- Seminar: Kate Lajtha, Oregon State University
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- Seminar: Richard Primack, Boston University
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- Seminar: Autumn Oczkowski, EPA Narragansett
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- Seminar: Bethany Bradley, UMass, Amherst
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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.