Current Research

Project Title Investigators Funding agency Years active
The Cultural Landscapes of Douglas Lake Archaeological Research Project (CLOD) Meghan Howey NSF 2009 to 2010
Unveiling the migratory route of the Great Lakes Piping Plover Erin Roche
Assessing clear cuts for signs of deer and elk browse Joel Heinen 2009
Local adaptations to flow: investigating how flow conditions in streams and lakes influence chemically-mediated search behavior in crayfish Troy Keller 2009
Soil redox levels in wetland ecosystems Nancy Tuchman NOAA Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant 2009 to 2010
The role of night time chemistry in the sequestration of Nox Kevin McAvey NSF 2009
Plant responses to herbivory Elizabeth Wason NSF-IGERT 2009
Phenology shifts in northern forest ecosystems Kellen Calinger NSF-IGERT 2009
Biogenic Volatile Organic Compounds from Needles of White Pine (Pinus strobus) in Northern Michigan Shino Toma 2009 to 2010
Modelling forest growth, succession, and biogeochemistry to study the effects of disturbances on forest carbon cycling Benjamin Sulman NSF-IGERT 2009
Black carbon and fine root dynamics in forest ecosystems Fernanda Santos, Jeffrey Bird, Knute Nadelhoffer NSF-IGERT 2009 to 2011
Linking Heterogeneity of Above-Ground and Subsurface Processes at the Gap-Canopy Patch Scales to Ecosystem Level Dynamics Valeriy Ivanov, Mahta Moghaddam NSF 2009 to 2012
Plant species release of biogenic volatile organic compounds (BVOC) Celia Faiola NSF-IGERT 2009 to 2010
Combining long-term (> 12 yrs) C cycling measurements and a novel large-scale experimental manipulation with modeling studies Peter Curtis DOE/NICCR 2009 to 2013
Soil carbon cycling under the FASET experiment David Meehan 2009
Forest accelerated succession and productivity Brady Hardiman NSF-IGERT 2009 to 2010
Studies of canopy nitrogen chemistry and atmospheric inputs of nitrogen to the forest Allyson Costa (nee Wright) NSF-IGERT 2008 to 2009
Freshwater Benthic Algal Response to Elevated Carbon Dioxide Rene Wiesner Brown NSF-IGERT 2008 to 2010
The effects of the neuromodulator serotonin on orientation behavior in crayfishes Martin III, Arthur L. Saginaw Valley State University Internal Grant 2009
Understanding controls over carbon and energy cycles following a successional shift Christopher Gough DOE/NICCR 2009