We welcome Laura Yahdjian to the Sala Lab. Laura is a visiting professor from the University of Buenos Aires who works in grassland ecosystems. She has carried out important work on water controls on decomposition and nitrogen cycling in arid ecosystems. She is currently interested on the effects of land use on greenhouse-gas emissions. During her stay at ASU, Laura…
We welcome Josh Haussler to the Sala Lab. Josh recently has been accepted as a graduate student at ASU in the Environmental Life Sciences program. He has been part of the lab for several years and for several campaigns in the Chihuahuan Desert. We are looking forward to sharing with him many more fun times in the coming years.
We welcome Kelsey Duffy who has just joined our lab as a research technician. She started with three weeks of field work at the Jornada LTER in the Chihuahuan desert.
Welcome José Andón to the Sala Lab. He joined our lab last month and will be working on the project Woody-plant encroachment: Degradation or a shift in the portfolio of ecosystem services?. This is a project supported by National Academies Keck Future Initiatives.