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Hurricane Sandy’s impact on New Jersey coastal wetlands, one year later

Hurricane Sandy’s impact on New Jersey coastal wetlands, one year later

 Hurricane Sandy landed right on top of Dr. Tracy Quirk’s wetland monitoring stations — but it wasn’t all bad news. Quirk, an assistant professor in the Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science at Drexel University, had been performing wetland research for several years at monitoring sites in Barnegat and Delaware Bays in New Jersey. […]

Plant diversity may affect climate–vegetation interaction

Plant diversity may affect climate–vegetation interaction

In a new study, published in Nature Geoscience, Prof. Dr. Martin Claussen, director of the department «The Land in the Earth System» at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) and Chair of the Cluster of Excellence CliSAP (Integerated Climate System Analysis and Prediction), and researchers of his team analysed to what extent plant diversity […]