Current Research

Project Title Investigators Funding agency Years active
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 Walter 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 G Scholtens USFWS 2013 to 2019
Fungal and bacterial decomposition of downed woody debris Christopher Gough 2014 to 2015
Fungal and bacterial decomposition of downed woody debris 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 2014
Investigating the effects of a pharmaceutical on behavior using a real exposure paradigm Alexandra Neal 2014
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 2013 to 2014
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 Jane Wofford 2014 to 2015
The effect of different predator hunting modes on prey behavior Ana M Jurcak 2014
Interaction of stream flow and benthic organisms David D Edwards 2014 to 2015
Interaction of stream flow and benthic organisms David D Edwards 2014 to 2016