WEC PhD student Flavia Montano, joins labmate Farah Carrascco Rueda, in being awarded the Doris Lowe and Earl and Verna Lowe scholarship from UF’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. This $2000 award recognizes Flavia’s work in examining functional diversity and community assembly of birds along montane gradients in Bolivia. Congrats Flavia and Farah!
Our new paper, Enigmatic declines in bird numbers in lowland forest of eastern Ecuador may be a consequence of climate change, reports on widespread declines in bird populations across species within a largely undisturbed forest of western Amazonia. Populations varied but were largely stable until recent years when both species found in understory and canopy [...]
SNRE PhD student Farah Carrasco Rueda received the Doris Lowe and Earl and Verna Lowe scholarship from UF's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. This $2000 award recognizes Farah's work on Neotropical bats in Peru.
Well, where did summer 2015 go? The semester starts tomorrow and the lab is heading back from all kinds of places - Peruvian Amazon, Bolivian Andes, Peruvian Andes, Ecuador Amazon, among others. We welcome new PhD student Michael Esbach who spent his summer in the Solomon Islands, and in western Amazonia (Ecuador). Looking forward to [...]
Congratulations to Dr. Gonzalo Rivas for receiving his PhD degree at UF's graduation ceremony on 7 August 2015 at the O'Connell Center. Gonzalo, pictured here with UF President Kent Fuchs, will soon start an assistant professor position at Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador. There he will continue his ecological research in the Amazon [...]