Current Research

Project Title Investigators Funding agency
Measuring the temperature, reflectamce, and attenuation of ice/snow cover George Leshkevich NOAA/NASA
LTREB: Drivers of temperate forest carbon storage fom canopy closure through successional time Knute Nadelhoffer, Lucas Nave, Christopher Gough National Science Foundation
Threat assessment and mitigation in fresh water dune landscapes: Pitcher’s thistle, invasive plants, and control of biocontrol weevils Claudia Jolls, Brian Scholtens USFWS
Fungal and bacterial decomposition of downed woody debris John Syring, Christopher Gough
Fungal and bacterial decomposition of downed woody debris John Syring
Uncovering the direct and indirect effects of climate change on plant communities
Realistic exposure to toxins may show effects beyond standard static exposures Tim Ludington, Paul Moore
Investigating the effects of a pharmaceutical on behavior using a real exposure paradigm Alexandra Neal
The antagonistic and mutualistic plant-insect interactions of the Pitcher’s thistle, a threatened Great Lakes shoreline endemic Jaclyn Inkster USFWS, Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Selective sea lamprey barriers Ulrich Reinhardt Great Lakes Fisheries Commission
Ecological Implications of behavioral syndromes in crayfish
Do the mechanisms of contest assessment differ for male and female crayfish, Orconectes rusticus? Sarah Wofford
The effect of different predator hunting modes on prey behavior Ana Jurcak
Interaction of stream flow and benthic organisms David Edwards
Interaction of stream flow and benthic organisms David Edwards
Geographical distribution of mercury along the Madre de Dios river, Peru Aubrey Langeland, Paul Drevnick
Ecotoxicology of aquatic crustaceans Paul Moore
Effects of a decade of litter manipulation on soil carbon-dioxide effluxes from a temperate mixed-deciduous forest Nicholas Medina
Surveying the diversity of Cryptomycota in Michigan Timothy James NSF
Leaf physiology response across a disturbance gradient in a temperate deciduous forest: Implications for earth systems modeling National Science Foundation