Current Research

Project Title Investigators Funding agency
Linking Heterogeneity of Above-Ground and Subsurface Processes at the Gap-Canopy Patch Scales to Ecosystem Level Dynamics Valeriy Ivanov, Mahta Moghaddam NSF
Plant species release of biogenic volatile organic compounds (BVOC) Celia Faiola NSF-IGERT
Combining long-term (> 12 yrs) C cycling measurements and a novel large-scale experimental manipulation with modeling studies Peter Curtis DOE/NICCR
Soil carbon cycling under the FASET experiment David Meehan
Forest accelerated succession and productivity Brady Hardiman NSF-IGERT
Studies of canopy nitrogen chemistry and atmospheric inputs of nitrogen to the forest Allyson Costa (nee Wright) NSF-IGERT
Freshwater Benthic Algal Response to Elevated Carbon Dioxide Rene Wiesner Brown NSF-IGERT
The effects of the neuromodulator serotonin on orientation behavior in crayfishes Martin III, Arthur L. Saginaw Valley State University Internal Grant
Understanding controls over carbon and energy cycles following a successional shift Christopher Gough DOE/NICCR
PROPHET Steven Bertman, Mary Anne Carroll, Paul Shepson NSF
Phytoplankton and unionid populations in inland lake of Northern Michigan Donna Hollandsworth NSF - RET
Atmospheric modeling directly above the forest canopy Kyle Maurer NSF-IGERT
Oxidant and atmospheric aerosol formation from biogenic volatile organic compound emissions Detlev Helmig NSF
Food availability and adult mortality in house sparrow populations Robert Aldredge UMBS - Joel Heinen Fellowship
The role of plant chemistry in the population dynamics of herbivores Mark Hunter NSF
Douglas Lake Water Profiles Owen Lind, Welch, Paul Smith, Eggleton, Frank E., Gannon, Aron J.