Biodiversity in a Changing Environment

Biodiversity In A Changing Environment

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Fundamental knowledge of the genetic, evolutionary and ecological attributes and functions of species provides the foundation for understanding how biodiversity and ecosystems  will respond to global environmental change.

Work in this research area is currently underway in the laboratories of CSES Members Andy Davis, James Wallman, David Ayre, Phillip Byrne, Aimee Silla, Marian Wong, Katarina Mikac, Ben Gooden, Emily Howells, Chris Friesen and Bethany Hoye.

Current Projects
Student Projects / Thesis Title

  • Reduction in site fidelity with smaller spatial scale may suggest scale-dependent information use Heap, S.M., Stuart-Fox, D., Byrne, P.G.  2015  Behavioral Ecology.  
  • Effects of stand size on pollination in temperate populations of the mangrove Avicennia marina  Hermansen, T.D., Ayre, D.J., Minchinton, T.E. 2014  Plant Ecology. 215 ( 10 ) pp. 1153 - 1162 . 
  • Do male secondary sexual characters correlate with testis size and sperm length in the small hairy maggot blowfly?  Jones, S.D., Wallman, J.F., Byrne, P.G.  2014  Zoology  Article in Press


Last reviewed: 20 August, 2018