Current Research

Project Title Investigators Funding agency Years active
Quantification of burrows between burrowing and non-burrowing species of crayfish 2018
Indirect effects of largemouth bass dietary cues on macrophytes, mediated by crayfish behavior. Tyler Wood UMBS Graduate Student Research Fellowship 2018
Effect of Antidepressant on the Agonistic Behaviour of Crayfish (Orconectes rusticus, the rusty crayfish) 2018
Contribution of exposure paradigm characteristics to impairments on aquatic organism behavior 2018
Effects of artificial light at night on behavior and dominance hierarchies in crayfish 2018
How will climate change and latitude interact to affect tree species in the Great Lakes Region? 2016 to 2020
Mycoviral Transmission in Nature 2017
Broadband Radiometry for Snowpack Travel Time Measurement Mohammad Mousavi, Roger Dean De Roo NASA 2017 to 2018
Effects of climate change-induced temperature variation on pollinator interactions of bumblebees (Bombus spp.) and a threatened dune thistle, (Cirsium pitcheri) NSF REU 2017
Effect of climate change on Peromyscus leucopus behavior in post fire forests Abigale Bristol, Ben Dantzer NSF REU 2017
Climate Change and Vocal Communication: Exploring the Relationship between Temperature and Song-Specific Vocal Performance in Pine Warblers (Setophaga pinus) Michael Gene Rowley NSF REU 2017
The effects of Typha x glauca density on biodiversity, habitat complexity, and water quality of Great Lakes wetlands Amy Jane Schrank, Abigail Blanchard National Science Foundation, Department of Defense 2017
The effect of forest disturbance on terpene concentrations in understory white pine Samantha Joyce Hack National Science Foundation, Department of Defense 2017
The effects of climate change on Pitcher's thistle and its Bombus pollinators Monica Paniagua Montoya National Science Foundation, Department of Defense 2017
Chloroform 2017
Composition and sources of particulate and dissolved matter in stream and groundwater of the Honeysuckle Creek watershed Lucas Nave 2017
Disentangling the functional roles of forest biological and physical structure on carbon storage Mark Kreider National Science Foundation, Department of Defense 2017
Simulating the Effects of Climate Change on Earthworms, Lumbricus terrestris, and the Surrounding Soil. Samuel Joseph Butler National Science Foundation, Department of Defense 2017
Enhancing Great Lakes Landscapes for Healthy Pollinators Rufus Isaacs, Kelsey K Graham USDA NIFA Food Security Pollinator Program 2017 to 2018
Establishing a Network of Forest Inventory Plots across U. Michigan Properties to Assess and Inform About Forest Performance Under Global Change Jordon Tourville McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Research Program-USDA 2017