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NSF awards grants for research on coupled natural and human systems
Date:10/21/2010

uthern Illinois University-Carbondale

Summary: This project will investigate the effects of anticipated climate change on the agricultural heartland of the central United States, and how adaptations to climate change will generate new landscape patterns. The researchers will link greenhouse gas emissions scenarios with models of farmer behavior, projections of land-use change, and estimates of stream flow, sediment, and nutrient loads related to those changes.

Title: The Vector Mosquito Aedes aegypti at the Margins: Sensitivity of a Coupled Natural and Human System to Climate Change
PI: Andrew Monaghan, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

Summary: This project will explore the ecology of Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that transmits dengue, yellow fever, and chikungunya, with special emphasis given to the combined effects of climate variability and changes made by humans to their local environment as key aspects of both mosquito ecology and human behavior. The investigators will explore these dynamics in Mexican coastal regions.

Title: Explaining Socioecological Resilience Following Collapse: Forest Recovery in Appalachian Ohio
PIs: Darla Munroe, Ohio State University; Todd Hutchinson, Ohio University

Summary: This project will focus on the human and ecological links that give rise to specific forest forms and functions. The investigators will examine the extent to which those links and forests lead to irreversible changes in socioecological systems, focusing their attention on Appalachian Ohio, a region where forests have returned.

Title: Spontaneous Silvopastoral Landscapes: Origins, Extent, and Ecological Significance in the Ecuadorian Amazon
PI: Thomas Rudel, Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Summary: This project will investigate changes in the biodiversity of the pastures that cover most agricultural lands in the neotropics of Central and South America. The researchers will
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Contact: Cheryl Dybas
cdybas@nsf.gov
703-292-7734
National Science Foundation
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