Ignite-style Session, Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting; Portland, Oregon, 11 August 2017
Natural Resource Exploitation Could Reach New Depths
The deep seafloor could provide humans with supplies of valuable metals, but opinion is divided as to whether sustainable exploitation is possible and worth the ecological and economic risk.
Porporato Receives 2016 Hydrologic Sciences Award
Amilcare Porporato will receive the 2016 Hydrologic Sciences Award at the 2016 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, to be held 12–16 December in San Francisco, Calif. The award is for outstanding contributions to the science of hydrology.
Aquatic Plants May Accelerate Arctic Methane Emissions
About two thirds of the gas produced by a study area near Barrow, Alaska, came from increasingly abundant greenery covering only 5% of the landscape, researchers estimate.
Three–Dimensional Scans Illuminate Wildlife Environments
Detailed laser imaging of vegetation and landforms where animals live and roam offers revealing new perspectives on interactions between those creatures and their surroundings.
Joint AGU-ESA Event Brings Together Collaborative Networks
Members of AGU and the Ecological Society of America came together in their first joint event to discuss opportunities for research collaboration.
Does War Influence Forest Growth?
Research focused in South Sudan shows that armed conflict can have a subtle effect on regional ecology.
Estuaries May Face Increased Parasitism as Sea Levels Rise
Researchers document how past sea levels changes affected invertebrate health in coastal environments.
Synthesizing Studies of Dam Removal
Dam Removal: Synthesis of Ecological and Physical Responses;
Fort Collins, Colorado, 16–20 June 2014