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ASU Experts Highlight Implications behind Publication Patterns in Sustainability Science

Scientific articles and journals represent a knowledge network, and the distribution of articles among journals with different impact factors highlight the structure of the network. Sustainability scientists Osvaldo Sala, Christopher Boone, Billie Turner and student Courtney Currier discuss possible driving factors and consequences of publication patterns in sustainability science in their recent paper published in Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability.…

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Sala Lab Welcomes New Lab Manager

The Sala Lab welcomes our new lab manager, Stephen Doucette-Riise. Stephen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and raised in Florida. He attended the University of Florida and in 2008 received a B.S. degree in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation. During his time with UF he volunteered at the Florida Museum of Natural History’s Department of Herpetology and interned with the US Forest…

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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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