In 1985, based on the testimony of two clinical ecologists
, a jury awarded $49.
We don't know why," says Janet Morrison, a forest ecologist
who joined the NYBG staff in October 1994.
Pouyat, who is now a forest ecologist
with the USDA Forest Service, decided to start his search for answers in the dirt.
, physiologists, and other biologists appear to be unanimous on one point: The team's model has sparked a renaissance for biological-sealing theory.
So, the ecologists
argue, it is important to reintroduce fire as a component of forest management.
They assisted staff ecologists
with removing exotic plants and replacing dead plants and the restoration of the Potrero Creek at Ranch Sierra Vista/Satwiwa.
The dominant disturbances in the region--small-scale wind and ice storms, with an occasional 100-year hurricane--left a heterogeneous forest with a variety of tree ages and types, making more than 90 percent of New England an old-growth forest, according to ecologists
Craig Lorimer and Charlie Cogbill.
Two vector ecologists
, Paul O'Connor and Jacqueline Spoehel, find themselves at the front line of detecting the virus.
The CRM has been used for decades by population ecologists
and others who count wildlife (LaPorte et al.
No one knows how many there are, but a recent estimate by wildlife ecologists
put the number at over 31,000 in 12 western states.
Wildlife corridors which have become a common feature of urban planning and conservation over the past decade may make very little difference to the diversity of plants found in our towns and cities, ecologists
in Birmingham have found.
Marten Scheffer and Milena Holmgren of Wageningen University, The Netherlands, say some dry land can become fertile again by removing grazing animals when El Nino strikes -- about once every three to six years.