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!
Research in the News
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
Across the Southwest, multiple Tribal Nations are working with the US Forest Service to strategize ways to protect and restore Emory oaks, a critical traditional food source that is vulnerable to drought and fire. One collaborator in this effort is SES plant ecologist Dr. Sara Souther, who recently co-authored a paper on the importance of ERead more
Congrats to our own Nancy Johnson and Laura Huenneke, who have been selected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for their contributions to science, including ecological research, leadership, and education! Read more at NAU News. A huge honor for these leaders and our School!
SES Postdoctoral researcher Aurora Silleni was recently interviewed about her research on the Campanian Ignimbrite by Il Messaggero, an important newspaper in Rome. Her work has characterized the volume and distribution of ash and pumice from a huge eruption in the Campi Flegrei, outside Naples, Italy, at 39.8 Ma. It was the largest eruption in Europe in the past… Read more