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ASU's CAP LTER urban ecology program funded for another four years - Arizona State University


Arizona State University
For 20 years, Arizona State University's Central Arizona–Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Program has been studying the Phoenix urban ecosystem from a holistic, interdisciplinary and social-ecological perspective. The National Science Foundation ...

Modeling the ecology and evolution of biodiversity: Biogeographical cradles, museums, and graves - Science Magazine


Science Magazine
Instead, the study took a fundamental approach, relying on the realism of the modeled ecological and evolutionary processes, theoretical derivations of parameter values, and the climatic and topographic drivers to produce meaningful biogeographical ...

Saving tropical forest carbon stocks won't protect biodiversity - Earth.com


Earth.com
The researchers wanted to understand how projects focused on protecting carbon stocks may affect biodiversity. The international team spent 18 months measuring the carbon content and species richness of plants, birds, and dung beetles in 234 tropical ...
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Forest Ecosystems and Ecological Risks

Birmensdorf - Switzerland

An LTER site working to improve the understanding of forest ecosystem processes through the long-term study of selected forest plots in Switzerland. A particular emphasis is the possible effects of air pollution and climate change on forest ecosystem processes.

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United States

A framework and synthesis of an effort to conduct a survey of natural resources, with emphasis on forest resources. It is ECOlogical approach to Forest Inventory and Analysis, termed "ECOFIA."

Aflatoxins: Occurrence and Health Risks
United States

Discusses the toxins present in foodstuffs contaminated with Aspergillus flavus, the symptoms and treatment of poisoning and the detection of the causative agent.

Office For Protection From Research Risks
United States

Provides clarification and guidance on ethical issues in biomedical or behavioral research involving human or animal subjects.

Ecosystems Ltd
United States

Ecological consulting services in East and South-East Asia. Based in Hong Kong.

The Ecosystems Center
United States

Part of the Marine Biology Lab, Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Investigates the structure and functioning of ecological systems.

USGS: Ecosystems
United States

The USGS is now aligned around the areas of research identified in the USGS Science Strategy. Ecosystems includes the following programs: Invasive Species Program, Cooperative Research Units, Fisheries: Aquatic and Endangered Resources Program, Terrestrial, Freshwater, and Marine Ecosystems Program, Status & Trends Program, Wildlife: Terrestrial and Endangered Resources Program. USGS Ecosystems programs also highlight cross-discipline research in

Australia

Information and education site with pictures and video clips (RealMedia). Links to other Australian ecosystem sites.

Biodiversity and Mutualism in Ecosystems
United States

Technical paper on the importance of biodiversity and mutualism (co-operation between different species) to ecosystem function and structural organization.

United States

Online book about the current status and trends of the environment of the United States, aimed at public policy makers and concerned citizens.

Ecosystems Teaching Package
United States

An ecological teaching package for school science classes - may be viewed online or downloaded free. Activities illustrate how different living things (including humans) depend on each other and their environment.. Green issues; helping the ecosystem. (Ages:7-14).