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Cold-water fish habitat affected by warmer climate in the Columbia River Basin
Cold-water fish habitat affected by warmer climate in the Columbia River Basin

A stream temperature model developed by ESS faculty member Iris Stewart and colleagues enables stream temperature forecasts under climatic changes for different ecological provinces in the Columbia River Basin.

Nicaraguan smallholders thin shade trees, but maintain high species diversity
Nicaraguan smallholders thin shade trees, but maintain high species diversity

Chris Bacon (ESS) and colleagues found that tree density and carbon stocks declined over the decade-long study, but diversity of tree species remained unchanged.

Scientists and land managers at odds on invasive species research
Scientists and land managers at odds on invasive species research

ESS faculty member Virgnia Matzek and colleagues investigate how much scientific research is aimed at serving natural resource managers.

Carbon credits can pay for ecological restoration in California
Carbon credits can pay for ecological restoration in California

ESS faculty member Virginia Matzek and colleagues find that ecological restoration can be financed by carbon credits on public lands.

ESS and Political Science Alum Aven Satre-Meloy (’13) wins prestigious Rhodes Scholarship
ESS and Political Science Alum Aven Satre-Meloy (’13) wins prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

Since graduation, Aven studied and taught under a Fulbright grant in Turkey. He is currently a White House Intern in the Office of Energy and Climate Change.

New Assessment of the Uneven Distribution of Environmental Burdens and Benefits for Santa Clara County
New Assessment of the Uneven Distribution of Environmental Burdens and Benefits for Santa Clara County

ESS researchers Iris Stewart-Frey, Chris Bacon and Will Burke investigated the uneven distribution of environmental benefits and burdens in Santa Clara County.