Dr. Parra and PSU's CCAR present an NSF REU site:
Atmospheric Science Experiences in the Center for Climate and Aerosol Research (CCAR)
In this REU site students will work with faculty to explore and develop tools to address the most pressing issues in Climate and Aerosol Science.
· Monday, June 30th - Monday, Sept.8th.
· 10 positions available;
· $4500 stipend for the 10 week program
· Paid-for Room and Board are provided for participants for the 10 week
· The program will cover travel expenses to PSU (limited)
· There will be the possibility travel to conferences; Travel expenses will be covered
Professor Scheller along with co-investigators Mark Johnson (EPA-Corvallis, OR), Steve LeDuc (EPA-DC), and Melissa Lucash, received a $192,000 grant to extrapolate LiDAR and carbon data to predict and manage the consequences of climate change in Pacific Northwest forests.
For more Research Highlights click HERE
End of the Year Celebration & Awards Ceremony
Friday, June 13, 2014, 1-3pm
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.
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
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: 363-374
Chris Mongeon*, Elise Granek & Randall Arauz. 2013. Hook Selectivity in an Artisanal Spotted Rose Snapper Lutjanus guttatus Fishery on the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science 5 (1):270-80.
*ESM Graduate students
For a list of publications click HERE
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