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

Jeronymo Dalapicolla is a postdoc at the Instituto Tecnológico 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.”

ECR feature: Sarah-Sophie Weil on plant-soil linkages along elevational gradients

Sarah-Sophie Weil is a PhD student at the Université Grenoble Alpes in France. She is a biogeographer interested in macroecological patterns at different time scales. Here, Sarah shares her recent work on how plant-soil interactions impact environmental changes in terrestrial ecosystems. After climbing up many mountains in the French Alps during fieldwork, time for aContinue reading “ECR feature: Sarah-Sophie Weil on plant-soil linkages along elevational gradients”

ECR feature: Adriana Uscanga on the origins of tropical sky-islands arthropod communities

Adriana Uscanga is a PhD candidate at the University of Oregon in the US. She is an ecologist interested in unveiling the evolutionary drivers shaping biodiversity distribution in tropical mountains. Here, Adriana shares her recent work on evaluating colonization routes of newly emerged high-elevation habitats. Adriana Uscanga is a PhD candidate at the University ofContinue reading “ECR feature: Adriana Uscanga on the origins of tropical sky-islands arthropod communities”

ECR feature: Cindy Paquette on geographical gradients shaping zooplankton distribution

Cindy Paquette is a PhD student at the University of Quebec in Canada. She is an aquatic ecologist interested in the impact of climate change and human activities on lake aquatic environments. Here, Cindy shares her recent work on how zooplankton are structured at different spatial scales. Cindy Paquette collecting zooplankton in Lac Croche (StationContinue reading “ECR feature: Cindy Paquette on geographical gradients shaping zooplankton distribution”

ECR feature: Marcos Vinicius Dantas-Queiroz on the diversification in ancient neotropical mountains

Marcos Vinicius Dantas-Queiroz is a PhD from the São Paulo State University in Brazil. He is a botanist interested in linking microevolutionary processes to macroevolutionary patterns. Here, Marcos shares his recent work on the phylogeography of ancient neotropical mountains. Personal links. Personal website | Twitter Marcos Vinicius Dantas-Queiroz during lab work. Institute. São Paulo StateContinue reading “ECR feature: Marcos Vinicius Dantas-Queiroz on the diversification in ancient neotropical mountains”

ECR Feature: Kevin Ma on the abundance and distribution of invasive mussels

Kevin Ma is a postdoc at Rhodes University. He is a biogeographer with an interest in marine organisms and their spatial structure. Kevin shares his recent work on the distribution of the invasive mussel, Mytilus galloprovincialis, in South Africa. Kevin, sampling mussels during low tide. Links. Twitter | GoogleScholar | Webpage Institute. Rhodes University, SouthContinue reading “ECR Feature: Kevin Ma on the abundance and distribution of invasive mussels”

ECR feature: Joshua Hallas on the influence of historical biogeography and current environmental variation on patterns of genetic diversity.

Joshua Hallas is a PhD student at the University of Nevada in the USA. He is an evolutionary biologist interested in how environmental variation and natural histories mediate population structure, local adaptation, and genetic differentiation through time. Here, Joshua shares his recent work on the population genetics of the Western terrestrial garter snake. Joshua HallasContinue reading “ECR feature: Joshua Hallas on the influence of historical biogeography and current environmental variation on patterns of genetic diversity.”

ECR feature: Mekala Sundaram on the climatic influence of conifers biodiversity

Mekala Sundaram is a postdoc at the University of Georgia in the USA. She is an ecologist interested in unveiling macroecological patterns. Here, Mekala shares her recent work on the influence of current and past climate on the global biodiversity of conifers. Mekala Sundaram is an ecologist working on the global diversity of conifers. PersonalContinue reading “ECR feature: Mekala Sundaram on the climatic influence of conifers biodiversity”