Latest Long Term Ecological Research Network Stories
At the Plum Island Sound estuary in northeastern Massachusetts, the marsh floods like clockwork.
Urban waters record the salt in our food, cement in our sidewalks, University of Maryland scientist says.
Miami could know as early as 2020 how high sea levels will rise into the next century, according to a team of researchers including Florida International University scientist Rene Price.
Although it’s known that construction of homes in suburban areas can have negative impacts on native plants and animals, a recent study led by University of Massachusetts Amherst ecologist Susannah Lerman suggests that well- managed residential development such as provided by homeowners associations (HOA) can in fact support native wildlife.
Around the world, the effects of global climate change are increasingly evident and difficult to ignore.
To preserve forest health, the best management decision may be to do nothing
New connection between climate change and acidification of Northeast's forests and streams
Vegetation, such as a patch of prairie or a forest stand, is more productive in the long run when more plant species are present, results of a new study show.
The reappearance of long-forgotten habitats and the resurgence of species unseen for years may not be among the expected effects of a natural disaster.
A series of papers published this month on ecological changes at 26 global research sites -- including one administered by the University of Colorado Boulder in the high mountains west of the city -- indicates that ecosystems dependent on seasonal snow and ice are the most sensitive to changes in climate.
- Growing in low tufty patches.