Volume 9, Issue 1 - January/February 2016
Publications, Products, and Events
- An article and activities in the Freshwater edition of the Natural Inquirer science journal (above right) helps middle school students understand findings from a national assessment of drinking water watersheds, a study conducted by Center research ecologist Kurt Riitters and partners from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
- In honor of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Center staff participated in USDA’s National Day of Service on January 21. Lars Pomara, Sarah Workman, Bjorn Brooks, and Stephanie Worley Firley (below right) volunteered with the non-profit Asheville Greenworks to remove trash and recyclable items along Hominy Creek Road in Asheville, North Carolina.
- The Eastern Threat Center-hosted USDA Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) delivers science-based information, tools, and technology to farmers, ranchers, and forest land managers. Visit the SERCH website to learn more and to sign up for the SERCH & FIND newsletter.
- Visit the First Friday All Climate Change Talks (FFACCTs) webpage for archived resources and upcoming FFACCTs topics.
- Isbell, F. et al. (including Q. Guo). 2015. Biodiversity increases the resistance of ecosystem productivity to climate extremes. Nature 526:574-589.
- Potter, K.M., F.H. Koch, C.M. Oswalt, and B.V. Iannone. 2015. Data, data everywhere: detecting spatial patterns in fine-scale ecological information collected across a continent. Landscape Ecology 31:67-84.
- Sun, S., G. Sun, E. Cohen, S.G. McNulty, P. Caldwell, K. Duan, and Y. Zhang. 2015. Predicting future US water yield and ecosystem productivity by linking an ecohydrological model to WRF dynamically downscaled climate projections. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussion 12(12):12703-12746.