Biodiversity

 

Our biodiversity projects include:


Snapshot Wisconsin

Wildlife management agencies are tasked with balancing problems of wildlife overabundance (e.g. damage to agriculture, nuisance) with problems of scarcity (e.g. risk of extinction, loss of ecosystem services) and citizens’ desires for hunting opportunities, wildlife viewing, and other wildlife-associated values. … Continue reading

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Dimensions of Biodiversity

Characterizing biodiversity and understanding its consequences on ecosystem functioning are important challenges in the context of environmental change. Biodiversity encapsulates the condition and variations in a suite of compositional, structural, and functional attributes. Current methodologies for estimating biodiversity are expensive … Continue reading

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Genetic Diversity and Imaging Spectroscopy

Remotely Quantifying Aspen Genetic Variation Biodiversity is important to ecosystem functioning. Diversity at all levels – of soil biota, plant and animal species and their behavior, and the genetics of those species –  provides ecosystems with the capacity to respond … Continue reading

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