Current Research

Project Title Investigators Funding agency Years active
Control sea lamprey in the Cheboygan River with Sterile Males Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program 2019 to 2020
Performing Vowels in the Note of Blue Faculty, Pratt Institute, Seeking external grant; Initial site research phase: self-funded. 2019 to 2020
Effects of removal of Lake Kathleen Dam Amy Jane Schrank none 2022
Interacting disturbance in forest ecosystems: Does disturbance memory affect resistance and resilience of forest productivity? Robert Timothy Fahey, Christopher Gough, Jeffrey Atkins, Brady S Hardiman 2019
The comparison of environmental changes effects on growth rate of tree species at different latitudes UMBS 2019 to 2020
The maintenance of species diversity in multitrophic communities Postdoc supervisor's start-up funds 2019 to 2022
Ecosystems in Four Dimensions: Measuring Changes to Forest Structure and Function in the Anthropocene Kyla M Dahlin National Science Foundation 2019 to 2020
Geographic Variation in Wood Frogs CWRU Sabbatical Leave Grant 2019
Behavioral responses to and bioindicator potential for PFASs exposure in crayfish species 2019
Detecting and predicting the invasions of a non-native macrophyte throughout Michigan wetlands 2019
PFAS in northern Michigan surface waters, fish, and deer I have/will be applying for funding through Bowling Green State Univ., the Frey Fdn, the Baiardi Family Fdn, Burt Lake Preservation Assoc., Mullett Area Preservation Soc., and the Michigan Chapter of the North American Lake Mgmt Soc.. 2019
Self-Medication in Crayfish 2019
New Model of Forest Succession at UMBS Kathleen M Bergen USFS McIntire-Stennis 2019 to 2021
Responses of prey animals to odor cues from two predator species across interspecific size gradients 2019
Unraveling the roles of genotype and environment in the expression of plant defense phenotypes Mark Hunter 2019
Mapping and Creation of a Geospatial Decision Support Tool for Great Lakes Beach Hazards Guy Meadows Michigan Office of the Great Lakes 2017 to 2018
Using hair snares to monitor American marten Jill C Witt Jill Witt - Startup Funds 2018
Determining Concentrations of Heavy Metals in American Marten (Martes americana) Tissues Using ICP-OES: Feasibility and Method Development UMBS 2018
Comparison of defense-associated secondary metabolites across varying level of deer herbivory Jill C Witt UM Flint grant (Mott Foundation) to fund summer student research (stipend only) 2018
Modeling Forest Succession at UMBS under Climate Change Scenarios 2018