Current Research

Project Title Investigators Funding agency Years active
Effect of flow variation, substrate, and presence of predators on drift rates of a lotic mayfly. Zachary Fogel National Science Foundation 2014
Mercury cycling in Honeysuckle Creek Watershed Gabriella Kitch, Paul Drevnick NSF 2014
The Role of stream characteristics in gregarine parasitism and fitness of dark-winged damselfies
Spider assemblages across a gradient of disturbance severity in a northern temperate forest in Michigan Yuliana Rowe-Gaddy NSF-REU 2014
Net primary production beyond the disturbance threshold: Does lack of subcanopy growth limit resilience? Nicolás Correa NSF-REU 2014
The vertical and horizontal distribution of total mercury within soil NSF
The Effects of Elevated CO2 on Plant Chemistry and Population Dynamics Callie Chappell NSF-REU 2014
The Role of Invertebrates in Soil Carbon Efflux Teodora Vecerdi NSF-REU 2014
Distance based mercury contamination in association to artisanal gold mining in Zimbabwe Paul Drevnick 2014
Rhizome Bank - Cecil Bay UMBS Research grant
Monitoring Populations of The Eastern Prairie Fringed Orchid, Platanthera leucophaea, in Mud Lake Bog Wendy Dorman 2014
Herbivory on Pitcher's thistle, Cirsium pitcheri Cathy Bach none 2013
Determining the effects lake shore owners can have on insect emergence Robert Pillsbury 2014
Measuring the temperature, reflectamce, and attenuation of ice/snow cover George Leshkevich NOAA/NASA 2014
LTREB: Drivers of temperate forest carbon storage fom canopy closure through successional time Knute Nadelhoffer, Lucas Nave, Christopher Gough National Science Foundation 2013 to 2017
Threat assessment and mitigation in fresh water dune landscapes: Pitcher’s thistle, invasive plants, and control of biocontrol weevils Claudia Jolls, Brian Scholtens USFWS 2013 to 2019
Fungal and bacterial decomposition of downed woody debris John Syring, Christopher Gough 2014 to 2015
Fungal and bacterial decomposition of downed woody debris John Syring 2014 to 2015
Direct and indirect effects of warming on plant communities Phoebe Lehmann Zarnetske Michigan State University 2015 to 2021
Realistic exposure to toxins may show effects beyond standard static exposures Tim Ludington, Paul Moore 2014