ECR feature: Taís F. R. Guimarães on the sea-level impact on coastal lagoon fish communities

Taís F. R. Guimarães is a postdoc at the Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV) in Brazil. She is an ecologist interested in elucidating spatio-temporal processes affecting the community of freshwater fishes. Here, Taís shares her recent work on the effect of sea level on the beta diversity of coastal lagoon fish communities in South America.Continue reading “ECR feature: Taís F. R. Guimarães on the sea-level impact on coastal lagoon fish communities”

ECR Feature: Magdalena Nagler on methanogenic archaeal assemblages

Magdalena is a postdoc at the Institute of Microbiology, University Innsbruck, Austria. She is a microbial ecologist interested in the ecosystem services and industrial applications of micro-organisms. Magdalena shares her recent work on characterising different methanogenic archaeal assemblages from stream habitats across Europe. Personal links. Twitter | Webpage Institute. Institute of Microbiology, University Innsbruck, AustriaContinue reading “ECR Feature: Magdalena Nagler on methanogenic archaeal assemblages”

ECR feature: Elizabeth Joyce on floristic exchange tracks

Elizabeth Joyce is a PhD candidate at the Australian Tropical Herbarium & James Cook University. She is an evolutionary biologist interested in the origins of the northern Australian flora. Here, Lizzy shares her recent work on the routes used by plants to disperse between Australia and Southeast Asia. Elizabeth Joyce during fieldwork to collect AglaiaContinue reading “ECR feature: Elizabeth Joyce on floristic exchange tracks”

ECR Feature: Qiong Cai on niche breadth and range size in beech trees

Qiong Cai is a postdoc at the College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University. She is a community ecologist interested in forest ecosystems. Qiong shares her recent work exploring the “niche breadth hypothesis” across the worldwide distribution of Fagus beech tree species. Qiong Cai. Personal links. Google Scholar Institute. College of Urban and EnvironmentalContinue reading “ECR Feature: Qiong Cai on niche breadth and range size in beech trees”

ECR feature: Yongsheng Chen on the impact of invertebrate dispersal on plant distributions

Yongsheng Chen is a post-doctoral researcher at Peking University. He is an evolutionary biologist interested in unveiling the temporal and spatial processes shaping the diversity of East Asian plants. Here, Yongsheng shares his recent work on the role of invertebrate-mediated dispersal in plant species distributions. Yongsheng Chen during a field trip in Laos. Personal links.Continue reading “ECR feature: Yongsheng Chen on the impact of invertebrate dispersal on plant distributions”

ECR feature: Jocelyn P. Colella on the persistence of forest‐associated mammals in refugia

Jocelyn P. Colella is a Postdoc at the University of New Hampshire. She is an evolutionary biologist applying collection-based data to understand how organisms change through time. Here, Jocelyn shares her recent work that uses whole‐genome resequencing to reveal the persistence of martens in Late Pleistocene refugia along North America’s North Pacific Coast. Jocelyn doingContinue reading “ECR feature: Jocelyn P. Colella on the persistence of forest‐associated mammals in refugia”

ECR Feature: Josep Padullés Cubino

Josep is a postdoc in the Department of Botany and Zoology at Masaryk University. He is a biogeographer and macroecologist interested in plants and their community structure. Josep shares his recent work on developing maps of phylogenetic structure of plant communities across Europe. Josep Padullés Cubino with Mediterranean sclerophyllous evergreen forests in the back (MareContinue reading “ECR Feature: Josep Padullés Cubino”

ECR feature: Elie Gaget on riparian birds community changes

Elie Gaget is a Postdoc at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) – Austria. He is a community ecologist interested in understanding how climate warming and land-use change affect bird communities. Here, Elie shares his recent work that uses a long-term survey to understand latitudinal and altitudinal shifts in riparian birds due to climatic change.Continue reading “ECR feature: Elie Gaget on riparian birds community changes”

Mariana M. Vasconcellos on diversification and phylogenetic relationships of pajama frogs

Mariana Vasconcellos is a postdoc at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. She is interested in the environmental correlates of diversification and climatic adaptation, with a large focus on amphibians and reptiles. Mariana shares her recent work on unravelling the drivers of diversification in South America’s pajama frog group, revealing some surprising phylogenetic relationshipsContinue reading “Mariana M. Vasconcellos on diversification and phylogenetic relationships of pajama frogs”

ECR feature: Axel Arango on diversity of the Seasonally Dry Forests in the Neotropics

Axel Arango is a PhD student at the Instituto de Ecología A.C. (INECOL) – Mexico. He is a macroecologist interested in untangling the patterns and processes shaping biodiversity worldwide. Here, Axel shares his work on the biodiversity patterns of the Neotropical Seasonally Dry Forests. Axel Arango presenting his poster during the International Biogeography Society’s HumboldtContinue reading “ECR feature: Axel Arango on diversity of the Seasonally Dry Forests in the Neotropics”