Ecology and Ecosystems Seminar Series
Dr. Lucy Rist (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) will be visiting to give a seminar on adaptive management.
Thursday 25th September 2014 (CAB G56, 14:00)
Forests: A Very Short Introduction
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Reforestation: a chance for farmers | 3 June 2014
Future farmers | 19 December 2013
Dark side of coffee | 11 November 2013
Die Pflanze unseres Lebens (The plants of our lives) | NZZ am Sonntag | 23 February 2014 | Article on our oil palm work (in German).
Born, R. et al. (in press) Differential responses of seedlings to microtopography. Biotropica, in press.
Born, J. et al. (2014) Differing life history characteristics support coexistence ... . Biotropica, 46, 58-68.
Braaker, S., et al. (2014) Habitat connectivity shapes urban arthropod communities... Ecology, 95, 1010-1021.
Braaker, S. et al. (2014) Assessing habitat connectivity ... Ecological Applications, in press.
Frei, E., et al. (2014) Plastic responses to elevated temperature ... PLOS One, 9, e98677.
Frei, E., et al. (2014) Plant population differentiation and climate change... Global Change Biology, 20, 441-455.
Ghazoul, J. (2014) Ecological dynamics in fragmented landscapes. Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology see here
Ismail, S.A., et al. (2014) Forest trees in human modified landscapes... PLOS One, 9, e89437.
Kaiser-Bunbury, C., et al. (2014) ... the structure of plant-pollinator networks. Ecology, in press.
Lee, J.S.H., et al. (2013) Environmental impacts of oil palm ... Conservation Letters, 7, 25-33.
Matter, P., et al. (2014) Geographic distance ... and outbreeding .... Journal of Ecology, 102, 518–530.
Discovering nature's wonder
An interview with Jaboury Ghazoul on Mongabay.com
Improving land use policy, conservation and management through use of appropriate decision tools in Brazil’s Atlantic Forests.
Eduardo Ditts research focuses on water resources within the Atibainha reservoir catchment
that lies in the Atlantic Forest region of São Paulo, Brazil. Water resources and tropical forests are vulnerable
to degradation in this region due to increasing urbanisation.
Aerial photographs and remote sensing are being
used to produce topographical and land use maps and to determine the spatial
distribution of ecosystem services such as water supply, carbon storage, and
soil processes and properties.
Ecological vulnerabilities and economic values of these services are being assessed in areas controlled by different stakeholders. Results of these assessments are being incorporated in a geographic information system to reveal debtors and creditors of ecosystem services.
Ultimately, Eduardo Ditt hopes to develop an economic model to evaluate how market, information and policy failures affect forest resources and services. The model will serve as a policy tool to analyze scenarios obtained by simulating different regulatory mechanisms.
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