Environmental Sciences and Policy alum Katie Guetz was recently awarded the Ecological Society of America’s Early Career Publication Award in the Restoration category. Katie’s paper, entitled “Prioritizing dams for removal to advance restoration and conservation efforts in the western United States” was published last year in Restoration Ecology, along with her MS advisor Dr. Denielle Perry of the Free-flowing Rivers Lab and two other SES faculty, Dr. Taylor Joyal and Dr. Brett Dickson. You can read it Read more
SES geochemist Laura Wasylenki on a new study confirming the cause of end-Permian mass extinction
New evidence from nickel isotopes analyzed in Dr. Wasylenki’s lab helps confirm the role of volcanic activity in causing extinctions of both marine and terrestrial species 250 million years ago. Read all about it in the new Nature Communications paper or at NAU News!
Sustainability Special Issue highlights the need for global river protection
A newly released special issue of Sustainability co-edited by SES Assistant Professor Dr. Denielle Perry and adjunct professor Dr. Ian Harrison is the first-of-its kind collection of papers dedicated to river protections around the world. The collection of 15 papers includes an article authored by Perry and Harrison along with three SES students, Stephannie Fernandes (MS ESP), Alana Nichols (BS ENV),… Read more
SES PhD student leads paleoclimate study of precipitation and sea ice in Arctic Alaska
Can forest management save us from global warming?
SES climate scientist Deborah Huntzinger recently published a paper in Science about the potential for forests to absorb our excess greenhouse gas emissions. You can learn more about challenges and solutions from her interviews with NAU News and the AZ Daily Sun.
SES paleoclimatologists author major new study showing global warming has upended 6,500 years of cooling
Learn how School of Earth and Sustainability climate scientists determined how global warming is a major new shift in long-term climate trends. Their findings were published in a major new study out this month. Check out the VERY cool infographic and NAU news story, or go straight to… Read more