A global synthesis quantifies the effect of an understudied dimension of climate change

This new Sala Lab publication in Global Change Biology addresses the influence of drylands on the global carbon cycle under climate change conditions. Using a data synthesis approach, Lau Gherardi and Osvaldo Sala reached robust conclusions. Although projections of climate change anticipating increases in precipitation variability and extreme events are part of the public and scientific narrative, the effects of inter-annual…

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Newly funded grant will address aridity effects on nutrient cycles

Congratulations to Sala Lab colleague Uffe Nielsen (Western Sydney University) on the recent funding from the Australian Research Council granted to his project entitled: “Biogeochemical mismatches: Decoupling of carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus cycles during drought.” This project brings together expertise from Western Sydney University (U. Nielsen, T. Jeffries, Y. Carrillo), University of Sydney (F. Dijkstra), and Arizona State University, USA…

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Distinguished Sustainability Scientist and Founding Director of the Global Drylands Center at Arizona State University, Dr. Osvaldo Sala, has been named an honorary member of the Asociacion Argentina de Ecologia (AsAE).

Distinguished Sustainability Scientist and Founding Director of the Global Drylands Center at Arizona State University, Dr. Osvaldo Sala, has been named an honorary member of the Asociacion Argentina de Ecologia (AsAE). Honorary members are recognized for their extraordinary contribution to ecology as a science and to the functioning of AsAE. Dr. Sala was recognized at the XXVIII Reunion Argentina de…

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