Dr. Ferran Garcia Pichel recently published in Nature Sustainability on the novel use of solar power plants in the regeneration of photosynthetic communities (aka “biocrusts”) that has the potential to reach regional scaling. Check out the paper here or by clicking on the latest publication!
Reading for the Week: Enrique Vivoni in Rangeland & Ecology Management
Brush management is considered important for restoring desert grasslands, but aerial herbicide applications can have limited effects on the targeted species. Read more in a recent publication co-published by Dr. Enrique Vivoni (GDC Committee Member) that discusses the issue.
Take a Listen! “In Their Own Words: Osvaldo Sala”
REU Opportunity! The Sala Lab seeking undergraduates for Summer 2023.
Hungry for More: Dr. Ball contributes to a publication in SBB on linking Phosphorus to evolution traits in Nematodes
Dr. Becky Ball, GDC Committee member, recently published in Soil Biology and Biochemistry. Read the entire text here on the effects of phosphorous-dense environments vs. phosphorus-deficient on growth and development in free-living soil nematodes. Read the abstract below: “Ecological stoichiometry is a useful theoretical framework for understanding the sources and controls on nutrient availability that structure the composition and diversity…