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Urban Forestry, Air Quality, and Human Health

Urban Forestry, Air Quality, and Human Health
Professor George and her associates assess the relationships among trees, nitrogen dioxide and respiratory health in Portland. Their work has been published in “Environmental Pollution”.

Climate Change and Forest Ecosystem Dynamics

Climate Change and Forest Ecosystem Dynamics
Professor Scheller received a 4-yr NSF grant to assess the potential for a climate change-driven critical transition from forest to chaparral in the Klamath Ecoregion of Oregon and California.

ESM Fall Meet and Greet

ESM Fall Meet and Greet
Kick off the new academic year, meet with professors and fellow students, all ESM students invited (graduate, undergrad), light refreshments will be provided!

Department 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 Events

ESM TA/New Graduate Student Orientation

Tuesday, September 23, 9am-4:30pm, SRTC B1-82

ESM TA/Instructor Desire 2 Learn (D2L) Training Workshop

Wednesday, September 24, 9am-1:00pm, SRTC B1-82

Fall Meet and Greet

Tuesday, September 23, 4:30-6:30pm, SRTC 2nd Floor Lobby

 

ESM 2014 Winter News Letter

ESM 2014 Spring E-News Letter


 
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.

 

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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