When did we start the fire?

I will conduct a series of experiments looking at fire micro-residues in modern and archaeological contexts...

How have warming waters influenced reef species around Poor Knights Islands, New Zealand?

The Poor Knights Islands, New Zealand reef communities have been exposed to warmer than average temperatures...

How do roots vary? An exploration of root functional traits across an environmental gradient in Hainan, China

Roots are an important, yet understudied, part of tropical forests. We need to better understand how roots vary...

Is there climate-smart coffee? A search for resilient arabica varietals in Costa Rica

Over 80% of adults in the US drink coffee, and it also plays a key role in the livelihoods of farmers all over...

10,000 years of climate and environmental changes in Jamaica, a biodiverse tropical island

Jamaica is a highly biodiverse island in the Caribbean, but its ecological resources are threatened by climate...

How deep are microplastics in the sea? Understanding wind-driven vertical mixing

Microplastics – small bits of plastic millimeters or smaller in size – that float in the ocean are carried by...

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