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Playa wetlands: Ecosystem function and Potential risk in a Changing Climate

Duration

June 2014 - May 2019

Narrative

Playa wetland provide The objectives of this project include:
1) quantify effects of changing climatic conditions on wetland plant production, soil chemistry greenhouse gas emissions and overall ecological tipping points within these wetlands
2) compare ecosystem response to changing climatic conditions between Northern and Southern playa soils
3) Assess impacts of increased agricultural nutrients from runoff on the playa soil properties

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 12

Phd Students: 7

Post Docs: 3

University Staff: 5

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 19

Scientific Publications: 68

Presentations: 253

 

Personnel

  • Lisa WebbNon-PI Collaborator
  • Rachel KernsStaff

Funding Agencies

  • National Science Foundation - EPSCoR

Links

Missouri Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Missouri Department of Conservation
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Missouri
  5. Wildlife Management Institute