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Congratulations to faculty and students for their accomplishments!

Congratulations to faculty and students for their accomplishments!

ESM Student Received NSF Fellowship

ESM Student Received NSF Fellowship
Ariana Chiapella (Adviser: Angela Strecker), a PhD student in Environmental Science and Management and School of the Environment, was recently awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

Manage Forest Fire Risk

Manage Forest Fire Risk
Professor Scheller received a grant from the Joint Fire Science Program to manage fire and fuel treatments using landscape-scale simulations models.

Research Highlights

Meenakshi Rao, a Ph.D student (adviser: Linda George) in Environmental Science and Management and School of the Environment, has been awarded a 2014 summer NSF EAPSI fellowship.  She will investigate urbanization and air quality in Shanghai, China.

Patrick Edwards, a Ph.D
student (adviser: Yangdong Pan)
in Environmental Science and Management and School of the Environment, has received the Summer 2014 NSF EAPSI
Fellowship.  He will study the
effects of sedimentation on
stream insects in China.

Christine Kendrick, a Ph.D
student (adviser: Linda George)
in Environmental Science and Management and School of the Environment, has been awarded a Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research grant on her research project entitled "Aerosols in the Urban Roadside Environment"

For more Research Highlights click HERE

News

The Oregon Lake Watch program is looking for volunteers to survey for aquatic invasive species and monitor water quality in our lakes, ponds and reservoirs. More information HERE.
 
Department Publications

Mark Sytsma, et al. 2014. Phenotypic Plasticity of Invasive Spartina Densiflora (Poaceae) along a broad latitudinal gradient on the Pacific Coast of North America. American Journal of Botany 101(3): 448–458. 2014.

Melissa S. Lucash, Robert M. Scheller, Alec M. Kretchun, Kenneth L. Clark, and John Hom. 2014. Impacts of fire and climate change on long-term nitrogen availability and forest productivity in the New Jersey Pine Barrens.  Can. J. For. Res. 44: 404–412

Angela Strecker and Julian Olden. 2014. Fish Species Introductions Provide Novel Insights into the Patterns and Drivers of Phylogenetic Structure in Freshwaters. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20133003.

Alan Yeakley, et al. (eds.) 2014. Wild Salmonids and the Urbanizing Pacific Northwest.   Springer, 270pp.

 

Joshua Caplan* and Alan Yeakley. 2013 Functional Morphology Underlies Performance Differences Among Invasive and Non-Invasive Ruderal Rubus Species. Oecologia 173: 363-37Chris Mongeon*,

Elise Granek & Randall Arauz. 2013. Hook Selectivity in an Artisanal Spotted Rose Snapper Lutjanus guttatusFishery on the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science 5 (1):270-80.Matthew  Duveneck*, Robert Scheller, Mark White, Stephen Handler, and Catherine Ravenscroft. 2014. Climate change effects on northern Great Lake (USA) forests: A case for preserving diversity.  Ecosphere 5(2):23

 

*ESM Graduate students

 

                                                                                   

 

 

 

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