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.
- Huntington Willard Named President and Director of Marine Biological LaboratoryHuntington Willard, an innovative leader in the fields of genetics and genome biology who has built comprehensive research centers at leading institutions, has been appointed the next president and director of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. University of Chicago President Robert J. Zimmer, who is also Chairman of the MBL’s Boa
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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 scientist in the MBL Ecosystems Center, Giblin directs the multi-institutional Long Term Ecological Research (
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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