from the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, at Columbia University, NY, presented on Drivers of canopy structural complexity in a tropical forest at the landscape scale
LUQ LTER 2021 recap: TRACE Science Communication Tools and Strategies.
Discussed social media and community outreach by TRACE – Iana F. Grullón-Penkova @ForestWarming https://www.forestwarming.org/
LUQ LTER 2021 recap: Habitat preferences and distribution of two common bryophytes in the LFDP.
More of the bryophyte Thuidium were found in riparian zones. @AmeliaMerced Amelia Merced -IITF USFS.
LUQ LTER 2021 recap: Enhancing studies of watershed biogeochemistry with real time sensors.
Nitrate levels in stream water returned to baseline in Quebrada Sonadora in 18 months, takes years in Rio Icacos. Bill McDowell UNH.
LUQ LTER 2021 recap: Variation in leaf litter decomposition rates determined by differences in shrimp macroconsumer abundance in two tropical montane streams, Puerto Rico.
Leaf decomposition rates nearly twice as high with shrimp present. presented by Max Kelly UGA.
LUQ LTER 2021 recap: @JAaronHogan talks about recruitment dynamics in the understory of the Canopy Trimming Experiment in relation to light and soil moisture.
LUQ LTER 2021 recap: Stream Flow Reduction Experiment (StreamFRE)- Time to start.
This is our stream drought simulation experiment, a project that will start a flow reduction this year to assess its effects on multiple components of stream ecosystems. Updates via @ARamirezLab
LUQ LTER 2021 recap: Vegetation damage and forest cover influence streamflow response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Major changes in streamflow lasted for months after the hurricane, residual changes remained for over a year. Jazlynn Hall with Martha Scholl and María Uriate
LUQ LTER 2021 recap: Puerto Rico and the Hurricane: A new Luquillo Children’s Book
Steven McGee and Randi McGee-Tekula of the Learning Partnership are working on a new children’s book! Part of LUQ LTER Schoolyard effort to reach younger students. @jointhepartners @casillastudio
LUQ LTER 2021 recap: Long-Term Trends in Gastropod Abundance and Biodiversity: Disentangling Effects of Press Versus Pulse Disturbances.
Shows hurricane effects on gastropod abundance trump those of global warming! Steven J. Presley (UConn) with Michael R. Willig (UConn)