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July 29, 2009

Michelle Waycott et al.
Online July 8, 2009

July 7, 2009

The Temporal Dynamics of Resource Use by Frugivorous Birds: A Network Approach
Jofre Carnicer, Pedro Jordano, and Carlos J. Melián
Ecology 90(7) 1958-1970 

Changes in a Tropical Forest Support Metabolic Zero-sum Dynamics
S. K. Morgan Ernest, Ethan P. White, James H. Brown
Ecology Letters 12(6) 507-15


June 30, 2009

Global Priority Areas for Incorporating Land-Sea Connections in Marine Conservation
Benjamin S. Halpern, Colin M. Ebert, Carrie V. Kappel, Elizabeth M.P. Madin, Fiorenza Micheli, Matthew Perry, Kimberly A. Selkoe, and Shaun Walbridge
Conservation Letters  Online May 11

June 30, 2009

Jeannine Cavender-Bares et al.
Ecology Letters 12(7) 693-715

June 16, 2009

thumbnail photo of a female scientist on stage reading poetry, while the poet himself observesInspired by the research of NCEAS Scientists, local poet laureates developed The Poetry of Science in Santa Barbara, California.

Local news outlet Noozhawk covered the event.

May 13, 2009

Fire in the Earth System
David M.J.S. Bowman, Jennifer K.Balch et al.
Science 24 April 2009: 481-484

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May 4, 2009

Enhanced Version of Metacat Released
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April 28, 2009

Elizabeth T. Borer et al.
Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 90(2) 205-214
April 28, 2009

Investigating Responses of Pacific Salmon to Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Christine Petersen

Petersen is examining previous adaptations by salmon to changing conditions, and intends to interpret their ability to react with a behavioral or evolutionary response to future stresses. She will also identify conservation strategies that best promote resilience.

April 24, 2009

In the Zone: Comprehensive Ocean Protection 
Carrie Kappel et al.
Issues in Science and Technology
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April 16, 2009

Map of Human Impacts to a “Pristine” Coral Reef Ecosystem, the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument
K.A. Selkoe, B.S. Halpern, C.M. Ebert, et al. Coral Reefs  Online 03/25/09