Cities as surrogates for global change

We are not the only scientists using cities as surrogates for climate change. However, this line of research is in its infancy. We conducted a literature review, led by postdoc Nora Lahr, to compile all the research we could find in which cities were used to predict the effects of climate change.

2018-07-18T19:49:41-04:00 July 18th, 2018|Categories: Lab Happenings, Urban Ecology|Tags: , , , , |

What makes a forest?

As a Masters’ student in the Frank lab, I study relatively small organisms called ground beetles. Ground beetles are used to monitor forest health because they are common, vary in food and habitat requirements, and are sensitive to human-caused disturbances.

2018-04-26T13:03:06-04:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Urban Ecology|Tags: , |