Desert Ecology Short-Course 2021

This year’s Jornada LTER Desert Ecology Short-Course took place as a hybrid (virtual and in-person) event from June 28-30, 2021 and was well-attended by graduate students and Jornada researchers. This year’s short-course included many exciting and informative sessions such as student presentations, investigator talks, field visits, data management workshops, and a data jam. Topics included …

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Belowground Plant Responses to Changes in Precipitation: Effects of Amount, Duration, and Direction

Christopher Vito While there exists a large body of research addressing the impacts of changes in precipitation on aboveground net primary production (ANPP), considerably less work has been done to examine belowground net primary production (BNPP). Similarly, there exists a gap in knowledge pertaining to the effect of changes in precipitation over time on BNPP, such as response lags and legacy …

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