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Ant Diversity in Pine Barrens of the Northeast

Duration

September 2012 - May 2014

Narrative

Pine barren ecosystems of the Northeast are globally rare and little is know about the potentially unique ant communities that may be supported there. This study will describe the diversity of ant species inhabiting the pine barrens of New York and Massachusetts with the goal of shedding light on ant communities of sandy soils throughout the Northeast.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 101

Masters Students: 234

Phd Students: 160

Post Docs: 60

University Staff: 268

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 671

Scientific Publications: 1868

Presentations: 4326

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • Harvard Forest

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Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey