Recent News

Apr ’14: The FEC Lab takes part in Paws-On-Science at Pacific Science Center with 450 scientists and 3000+ visitors!
 
Mar ’14: Meryl gave a talk on amphibian adaptations to life in the American Southwest and use of genetics to understand conservation threats at UW’s Wildlife Seminar. More info here
 
Mar ’14: Julian receives support from the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund to work on Australian lungfish.
 
Mar ’14: Julian joins the Board of the SCB Freshwater Working Group.
 
Mar ’14: Julian contributes to the new Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at UW.
 
Feb ’14: Julian contributes to ENSIA discussion on the role of dams in a changing climate (more)..


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Research

Our research spans ecology, conservation, and management of freshwater systems. Within this we focus on five themes of freshwater science:
 
– Linking food webs & nutrient fluxes to landscape change in freshwater systems
 
– Ecology and management of invasive species
 
Conservation biogeography
 
– Ecology and conservation planning in arid regions
 
Environmental flows and the ecological impacts of hydrologic alteration by human activities


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