Navigation Links
The emerging scientific discipline of aeroecology
Date:8/1/2008

vailable terrestrial and aquatic habitats which airborne organisms rely upon. These conditions are known to influence navigational cues, sources of food, water, nesting and roosting habitats--factors that can, in turn, alter the structure and function of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and the assemblages of organisms.

Similarly, "climate change and its expected increase in global temperatures, altered circulation of air masses, and effects on local and regional weather patterns are expected to have profound impacts on the foraging and migratory behavior of insects, birds and bats," noted Kunz.

"In contrast to organisms that depend strictly on terrestrial or aquatic existence, those that routinely use the aerosphere are almost immediately influenced by changing atmospheric conditions ( e.g. winds, air density, precipitation, air temperature) sunlight, polarized light, moonlight and geomagnetic and gravitational forces," the report states.

Ecologists who study animals that use the aerosphere face three important challenges:

  1. to discover best methods for detecting the presence, taxonomic identity, diversity, and activity of organisms that use this aerial environment,
  2. to identify ways to integrate relevant environmental variables at different temporal and spatial scales, and
  3. to determine how best to understand and interpret behavioral, ecological, and evolutionary responses of organisms in the context of complex meteorological conditions and patterns within both natural and anthropogenically-altered environments.

"Appropriate integration of diverse tools and concepts for probing into the lives of organisms aloft can help inform important ecological and evolutionary concepts and management decisions associated with the spread of invasive species, emergence of infectious diseases, altered biodiversity, and sustainability of terrestrial, aquatic, and aerospheric environments," said Kunz.


'/>"/>
Contact: Ronald Rosenberg
ronrosen@bu.edu
617-358-1240
Boston University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Emerging (disease) markets
2. Emerging field of neuroecology is showcased in December issue of the Biological Bulletin
3. The emerging story of plant roots
4. Saudi Arabias KAUST and IIT, Bombay to Collaborate on Scientific Research
5. Frontiers in Optics presents scientific advancements
6. Scientists launch deep-sea scientific drilling program to study volatile earthquake zone
7. HortTalks, a valuable scientific resource
8. New ETH Zurich article published in scientific journal Nature
9. Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology Annual Scientific Conference
10. PNNLs Richard Smith named to prestigious Scientific American 50 list of outstanding leaders
11. Evolution education is a must says coalition of scientific and teaching organizations
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Dec. 16, 2014 Valencell, a leader ... PerformTek biometric technology to industry leaders such as Intel, ... clinically validated, biometric wearable products. These products will be ... Las Vegas . ... accurate, flexible and robust – with the clinical data ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... Research and Markets , ... http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9ql3kr/biometrics_market ) has announced the addition of the ... to their offering. One major ... of multimodal biometric systems. Multimodal biometric systems utilize ... verification and identification purposes. This helps to reduce ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... , Dec. 9, 2014  Wake Forest Baptist Medical ... building for its School of Medicine. Funding for this ... capital campaign that will be publicly launched next summer. ... located in the former 60 series R.J. Reynolds Tobacco ... Quarter. Construction will begin immediately with plans to be ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Valencell PerformTek Biometrics Power the Most Accurate Wearables at CES 2015 2Biometrics Market in India 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, NEC, Safran and Suprema 2Wake Forest Baptist to Build New Medical Education Facility In Wake Forest Innovation Quarter 2Wake Forest Baptist to Build New Medical Education Facility In Wake Forest Innovation Quarter 3Wake Forest Baptist to Build New Medical Education Facility In Wake Forest Innovation Quarter 4
... be expensive, time-consuming for clinicians, and tedious for children, who ... number of blood draws. A new calculation eliminates many of ... be performed in a clinical setting to offer an accurate ... formula, developed from a study that will appear in the ...
... Solution Matches More Than 10 Million ... Neurotechnology, a provider of high-precision ... MegaMatcher Accelerator, a packaged hardware and ... (1:N) biometric fingerprint and face matching ...
... summit on engineering solutions to major challenges facing ... from Duke University. Topics to be addressed include ... and education and learning. The streaming event ... The summit is in response to the Grand ...
Cached Biology News:Updated formula measures kidney function more accurately 2Updated formula measures kidney function more accurately 3New MegaMatcher Accelerator Boosts Speed for High-Volume Biometric Identification and Database Duplicate Searching 2New MegaMatcher Accelerator Boosts Speed for High-Volume Biometric Identification and Database Duplicate Searching 3Live webcasting of global engineering summit 2
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014  Ascendis Pharma A/S, a biotechnology ... address significant unmet medical needs, today announced positive ... pediatric study to evaluate once-weekly TransCon Growth Hormone ... This interim analysis consists of 25 patients, representing ... the study, completing all six months of treatment. ...
(Date:12/13/2014)... and Virgin Unite Canada, the non-profit foundation of the Virgin ... Canadian entrepreneurs tackling social and environmental challenges. Today, Sir ... Centre to announce the new partnership, which includes the development ... $1 million in seed capital provided by Virgin Unite Canada ... Foundation, founded by Alison Lawton . ...
(Date:12/13/2014)... 12, 2014 The DNA Microarray ... 2013, and is expected to grow at a ... Browse through the TOC of the DNA Microarray ... and segments, with help of various tables and ... DNA Microarray market consists of instrument, consumables, and ...
(Date:12/13/2014)... The “Global Synthetic Biology Market (2013-2018)”, analyses and ... challenges. , The global synthetic biology market is ... Scientific, Inc. (U.S.), DuPont (U.S.), and Royal DSM ... ~65% of the total synthetic biology market. ... @ http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/synthetic-biology-market-889.html , Thermo Fisher Scientific, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Six-Month Interim Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 2Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Six-Month Interim Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 3Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Six-Month Interim Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 4MaRS and Virgin Unite partner to invest in business as a force for good 2MaRS and Virgin Unite partner to invest in business as a force for good 3DNA Microarray Market Is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 15.2% from 2014 to 2019 - A Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2DNA Microarray Market Is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 15.2% from 2014 to 2019 - A Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3DNA Microarray Market Is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 15.2% from 2014 to 2019 - A Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Synthetic Biology Market to HIt $5.6304 Billion by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMakets 2Synthetic Biology Market to HIt $5.6304 Billion by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMakets 3
... PODD ), the manufacturer and marketer of ... DeSisto, Chief Executive,Officer, will participate in the Thomas ... present an overview of the Company,at 3:50 p.m. ... Four Seasons Hotel in,Boston, MA. During the ...
... DCGN ) today announced that it will host ... the Thomas Weisel Partners Annual,Healthcare Conference. The presentation ... at the Four Seasons, Boston. The webcast can be ... and those,interested in listening should log on a ...
... CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 29 Millennium,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... its presentation,at the Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 ... be accessed by visiting the Investors section ... (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19991220/MLNMLOGO ) The ...
Cached Biology Technology:Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference To Webcast Millennium Presentation 2
Chicken polyclonal to QPRT ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Synthetic peptide, corresponding to Internal sequence amino acids 123-237 of Human QPRT Entrez Gene ID: 23475 ...
Antibody Diluent for IHC 125 ml...
QPRT Antibody...
Mouse monoclonal [4C4] to Y14 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 9939 SwissProtID: Q9Y5S9...
Biology Products: