Current Research

Project Title Investigators Funding agency Years active
Understanding the population forcings of induced forest succession on Peromyscus leucopus Kevin He NSF-REU 2011
Effect of tree species, size, and accelerated succession on mycorrhizal colonization Gabriel Abud NSF-REU 2011
The effect of forest disturbance on volatile organic compounds in eastern white pine (Pinus strobus) Kathryn Bergh NSF-REU 2011
Future Forest Sensitivity to Tropospheric Ozone: Interactive Effects of Climate Warming and Altered Forest Composition Michael Muzyka NSF-REU 2011
The consequence of rutin, chlorogenic acid, and nicotine on the specialist herbivore Manduca sexta (Sphingidae) Madison Olson NSF-REU 2011
Rebuilding the forest following partial defoliation: Canopy controls on net primary production resistance to moderate disturbance Elizabeth Stockton NSF-REU 2011
Physiological responses of Acer rubrum, Quercus rubrum, and Populus grandidentata to water stress Mackenzie Caple NSF-REU 2011
Consequences of climate change on crayfish ecology and behavior. Brian van Ee NSF-REU 2011 to 2015
Eutrophication of Viking Lake Susan Theis 2011
Statewide Status Assessment of the Mimulus michiganensis (Michigan monkey-flower) Michael Penskar USFWS 2011
Modeling community and ecosystem processes in wetland plant invasion and nutrient cycling William Currie, Deborah Goldberg NASA 2011 to 2013
2DGC project with Tim Starn Tim Starn NSF
Vertical distribution of VOC emissions in a Northern Michigan hardwood forest Alexander Michael Bryan TBD 2011
Quality control investigation into AmeriFlux and FASET tower sensors Andres Schmidt, Chad Hanson Department of Energy 2011 to 2014
Recruitment dynamics of tree species Daniel Katz National Science Foundation 2011 to 2015
Effects of Elevated Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide and Ozone on Plant Phytoestrogens: Implications for Plant Interactions with Herbivores, Pathogens, and Mutualists Amy Young NSF-IGERT 2003
The Effect of Elevated Ozone on Microbial and Benthic Invertebrate Colonization and Survival Mary Wolf NSF-IGERT 2001
d18O Use as a Dietary Indicator Anna Williams NSF-IGERT 2002
Linking the Biogeochemical Cycles of Carbon and Toxic Trace Metals: A Landscape-Level Investigation of Redistribution of Atmospherically Sourced Toxic Trace Metals (Pb and Hg) Within Soils and Surface Waters Erika Williams NSF-IGERT 1999
Spatial and Temporal Analyses of Mercury Bioaccumulation in Minnesota's Lakes: Which Landscape Factors Affect the Deposition-Bioaccumulation Process? Dale Trexel NSF-IGERT 2002