Current Research

Project Title Investigators Funding agency(desc) Years active
Quantification of Microcystin-LR among Fish Species in an Oligotrophic Lake: A Proposed Study in Little Traverse Lake, MI. Heather Snyder 2013
A Comparison of the Ecology and Successional Trajectories of Lake Michigan and Lake Superior Dune Ecosystems 2018
The effects of pitcher plant (Sarracenia purpurea) nectar, color, and leaf morphology on prey capture and inquiline communities.
How does chronic exposure to pharmaceuticals impact crayfish behavior and physiology 2015
Local adaptations to flow: investigating how flow conditions in streams and lakes influence chemically-mediated search behavior in crayfish Troy Keller 2009
Is Global Change Affecting Populations of Small Mammals in Northern MI? Philip Myers 2010 to 2015
Indirect effects of largemouth bass on macrophytes through non-consumptive effects on crayfish. Tyler Wood 2017
Predicting impacts of a biocontrol weevil on a federally threatened thistle Claudia Jolls
How the Role of Diet Fed to Bass (Micropterus salmoides) and Cichlids (Oreochromis Mossambicus) Affects Crayfish (Orconectes virilis) Behavior 2017
A temperature-driven shift in soil detritivore community dynamics could hold significant consequences for carbon flux and nutrient cycling in temperate forest ecosystems Shannon Pelini 2015
Supporting Cisco (Coregonus artedi) Restoration in Northeastern Lake Michigan Albany K Jacobson Eckert, April Renee Richards, Jillian Elise Mayer 2017
The threat of cleaning up the problem: how restored habitats and increasing proportions of invasive crayfish are impacting ecosystem structuring Amanda Browne
Sensory mechanisms used by Rusty crayfish to determine between predator and prey. Ana Jurcak 2012
The effects of macrophyte removal in the littoral zone of Douglas Lake Robert Pillsbury 2013 to 2014
Modeling A. lycorias body shape and hydrologic conditions David Edwards 2017
Monitoring American marten using non-invasive hair snares Jill C Witt 2017
Effects of grazing on nitrogen cycling within periphyton mats Robert Pillsbury 2009
Mercury isotopes and cycling in forest ecosystems Martin Tsz Ki Tsui 2011 to 2013
Forests in Transition Knute Nadelhoffer, Mary Whitmore, Lucas Nave, Jim Le Moine 2009 to 2014
Does ecological immunity underlie plant quality-induced changes in herbivore tolerance to infection and parasite virulence under global change? Mark Hunter 2017