ECR feature: Amelia Bridges on deep-sea ecological gradients

Amelia Bridges is a postdoc at the University of Plymouth in the UK. She is a marine biologist interested in deep-sea ecology. Here, Amelia shares her recent work on seamount benthic community gradients. Dr Amelia Bridges presenting her research at the National Marine Aquarium. Personal links. Twitter | Website | Research Gate | Linkedln Institute.Continue reading “ECR feature: Amelia Bridges on deep-sea ecological gradients”

ECR feature: Pieter Sanczuk on plant range shifts under climate change.

Pieter Sanczuk is a PhD student at the Ghent University in Belgium. He is a botanist interested in forest microclimates. Here, Pieter shares his recent findings on the understorey plant species range dynamics under climate change. Pieter searching for bluebells transplanted 60 years ago (and 35 years before he was born). Although GPS coordinates wereContinue reading “ECR feature: Pieter Sanczuk on plant range shifts under climate change.”

ECR Feature: Paulina Meller on factors shaping diversity in geoxyles

Paulina Meller is finishing her PhD at the University of Hamburg, Germany. She studies the evolutionary forces that generate diversity in plants. Paulina shares her recent work on the environmental factors that have given rise to diversity in geoxyles, plants with disproportionately high below-ground woody biomass. Paulina Meller taking a break from digging in theContinue reading “ECR Feature: Paulina Meller on factors shaping diversity in geoxyles”

ECR Feature: Rodolfo de Oliveira Anderson on ecophysiology in skinks

Rodolfo is a PhD student at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. He is a herpetologist with an interest in physiology and biogeography. Rodolfo shares his recent work on the ecophysiological strategies used by an Australian skink, Lampropholis guichenoti, to survive in diverse, variable climatic conditions. Rodolfo on top of Cradle Mountain, Tasmania. Personal. Twitter Institute. SchoolContinue reading “ECR Feature: Rodolfo de Oliveira Anderson on ecophysiology in skinks”

ECR Feature: Rowan Schley on the diversification of pantropical trees

Rowan J. Schley is a postdoc at the University of Exeter and the University of Edinburgh. He is particularly interested in using genomic approaches to study diversity in tropical ecosystems. Rowan shares his recent work on the diversification of the pantropical tree genus, Pterocarpus, and the relative roles of biome-switching and long-distance dispersal. Rowan withContinue reading “ECR Feature: Rowan Schley on the diversification of pantropical trees”

ECR feature: Maria Guerrina on post-glacial contraction in an Alpine endemic plant.

Maria Guerrina is a postdoc at the Universit√† degli Studi di Genova in Italy. She is a plant biologist interested in the evolution of endemic biota. Here, Maria shares her recent work on the post-glacial contraction of an Alpine endemic species. Maria Guerrina during fieldwork in the South-western European Alps. Personal links. Research Gate Institute.Continue reading “ECR feature: Maria Guerrina on post-glacial contraction in an Alpine endemic plant.”

ECR feature: Katie Nigro on disturbances impact on pine distributions

Katie Nigro is a PhD candidate at the Colorado State University in the USA. She is an ecologist interested in plant distributions and their responses to impacts. Here, Katie shares her recent work on the effects of wildfire and beetle outbreaks on the range expansion of trembling aspen. Katie Nigro in the field, after aContinue reading “ECR feature: Katie Nigro on disturbances impact on pine distributions”

ECR feature: Jeronymo Dalapicolla on different forest-association impacts on functional connectivity in the Amazon.

Jeronymo Dalapicolla is a postdoc at the Instituto Tecnol√≥gico Vale in Brazil. He is an evolutionary biologist interested in the impact of landscape features on evolutionary processes. Here, Jeronymo shares his recent work on the influence of different forest associations in the genetic variation of two sympatric species of spiny rats in the Western Amazon.Continue reading “ECR feature: Jeronymo Dalapicolla on different forest-association impacts on functional connectivity in the Amazon.”

ECR Feature: Yun Liu on the influence of elevation on bioregionalisation

Yun Liu is a PhD student at the Chinese Academy of Science’s Institute of Botany. She has a keen interest in phylogeography, specifically in plants. Yun shares her recent work on the incorporation of elevation into bioregionalisation classifications of the Sino-Himalaya flora. Yun Liu Name. Yun Liu Personal links. ResearchGate Institute. Institute of Botany, ChineseContinue reading “ECR Feature: Yun Liu on the influence of elevation on bioregionalisation”

ECR feature: Tatiana A. Shestakova on unveiling if global forests are performing in sync.

Tatiana A. Shestakova is a postdoc at the Woodwell Climate Research Center in the USA. She is an ecologist interested in understanding the reaction of trees to environmental change. Here, Tatiana shares her recent work on evaluating time series analysis on tree growth to evaluate synchrony in spatially segregated forests. Tatiana Shestakova extracting a tree-ringContinue reading “ECR feature: Tatiana A. Shestakova on unveiling if global forests are performing in sync.”