New postdoc position; University of Arizona/ Lawrence Berkeley Lab Postdoctoral position (BioFI); Developing and advancing trait-based ecology, theory, and remote sensing.

The Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) Department at the University of Arizona in collaboration with researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is advertising for a postdoctoral position in developing and advancing trait-based ecology, theory (including Trait Driver Theory), and remote sensing to start as early as fall 2020. The position is part of a…

New postdoc position in advancing trait- based ecology – 2019

Opening for a 2-year postdoctoral position in Trait-based ecology (ExperTS) to start Fall 2019 – University of Arizona, USA and University of Bergen, Norway. Application deadline July 15th, 2019 ExperTS – Experiments, Traits, Synthesis: Using knowledge from global ecological experiments to validate, assess, and improve trait-based theory   The Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) Department…

Macroecology lab action at ESA 2018

The Macroecology lab is presenting several lines of new research  and findings at the annual convention of the Ecological Society of America Meeting in New Orleans next week. There is also one organized meeting as well as an organized symposium. Come an stop by and attend/chat with us! We will be updating this schedule as…

Plant Functional Traits Course in Svalbard just announced – apply by April 2018

Plant Functional Traits Course 4 Do you want to travel to over 70 degrees North Latitude? The 4th International Plant Functional Traits Course will be held at the University Centre in Svalbard, Norway, 16-27 July.. The International Plant Functional Traits Courses offer a hands-on experience with collecting and exploring plant functional traits data in a…

Discovering Earth’s Botanical Biodiversity via the BIEN R package and GeoSpatial portal – We know remarkably little about what grows where and why

  Life on Earth critically depends on plant life, which forms the base of all terrestrial food webs.  Humanity itself is also critically dependent on plant life for food, fuel, medicine, shelter and numerous other uses.  However, despite the critical importance of plants, we know remarkably little about them.   Surprisingly, the basic properties of…