Eric ChapmanLisa Dirks and Owen McKennaHeather Kropp

ELS graduate student Eric Chapman takes peatland soil cores from his field site in central Alaska.

ELS graduate student Lisa Dirks (left) at the ARPA-E Energy Summit in Washington, DC, displaying different cyanobacteria cultures used in biogeny research.

ELS graduate student Owen McKenna (right) sampling soil in the Playas at the Jornada Basin LTER in the Chihuahuan Desert.

ELS graduate student Heather Kropp preparing an irrigation experiment to quantify plant responses to monsoon precipitation.

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Morteza Abbaszadegan, Professor
health-related water microbiology
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Joshua Abbott, Assistant Professor
environmental economics, ecosystem services, fisheries management
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Ariel Anbar, Professor
isotope biogeochemistry
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Jean Andino, Associate Professor
atmospheric chemistry
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Michael Angilletta, Associate Professor
physiological ecology, evolutionary physiology, thermal biology
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Christopher Boone, Associate Professor
urban geography, environmental justice, sustainable urbanization, public health infrastructure delivery, GIS
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Hinsby Cadillo-Quiroz, Associate Professor
microbial wetland and peatland ecology, microbial genomics and evolution, biology of Archaea
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Carlos Castillo-Chavez, Regents' Professor
mathematical ecology and epidemiology
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Dan Childers, Professor
wetland ecology
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Jim Collins, Professor
evolutionary biology
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Tad Day, Professor
plant ecology
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Dale DeNardo, Associate Professor
environmental physiology
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Pierre Deviche, Professor
vertebrate physiology, endocrinology, behavior
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James Elser, Regents' Professor
limnology and biological stoichiometry
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Ananias Escalante, Professor
ecology and evolutionary biology of infectious diseases – molecular epidemiology
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Jack Farmer, Professor
geobiology, astrobiology
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Lara Ferry, Associate Professor
functional morphology, physiological ecology
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Janet Franklin, Professor
landscape ecology, biogeography, remote sensing of terrestrial ecosystems
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Ferran Garcia-Pichel, Professor
microbial ecology, geomicrobiology
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Roberto Gaxiola, Assistant Professor
plant genetic engineering, plant nutrient use efficiency, plant water use efficiency
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Leah Gerber, Associate Professor
conservation biology, population ecology and marine science
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Nancy Grimm, Professor
ecosystem ecology and biogeochemistry, urban, aquatic, and aridland ecosystems
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Kevin Gurney, Associate Professor
global change ecology, urban ecology, biogeochemistry
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Sharon Hall, Co-Director, Assistant Professor
ecosystem ecology, terrestrial biogeochemistry
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Jon Harrison, Professor
ecological and evolutionary physiology of insects
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Hilairy Hartnett, Assistant Professor
biogeochemistry, aquatic chemistry
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Pierre Herckes, Assistant Professor
physical, atmospheric chemistry and environmental analytical chemistry
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Ann Kinzig, Associate Professor
urban ecology, biodiversity and ecosystem services
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Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown, Assistant Professor
biotransformation and fate of environmental contaminants
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Yang Kuang, Professor
mathematical and computational ecology
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Kevin McGraw, Associate Professor
vertebrate behavioral ecology and sexual selection
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Susanne Neuer, Associate Professor
ocean biogeochemistry, plankton ecology
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Kiona Ogle, Assistant Professor
coupling field studies and modeling of plant and ecosystem processes
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Bruce Rittmann, Regents' Professor
environmental biotechnology and microbial ecology
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Ron Rutowski, Professor
visual ecology
John Sabo, Associate Professor
ecology of riparian areas and rivers
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Osvaldo E. Sala, Professor
ecosystem and global ecology
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Everett Shock, Co-Director, Professor
biogeochemistry
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Andrew Smith, Professor
conservation biology
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Milton Sommerfeld, Professor
applied bio sciences, phycology
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Katherine Spielman, Professor
prehistoric human land use and long-term ecological change
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Juliet Stromberg, Associate Professor
environmental flows, riparian ecology, ecosystem restoration
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Sander Van Der Leeuw, Professor
archaeological theory, regional archaeology, ancient and modern man-land relationships
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Enrique Vivoni, Associate Professor
ecohydroloy
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Paul Westerhoff, Professor
water quality monitoring and analysis, contaminant removal
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Martin F. Wojciechowski, Associate Professor
plant systematics and evolution, phylogenetic biology
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Jingle Wu, Professor
urban ecology, biodiversity and ecosystem services
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