Adaptation and specialization in heterogeneous environments: insights from microbial experiments
Dr. Rees Kassen

Adaptation and specialization in heterogeneous environments: insights from microbial experiments […]

Priyanga Amarasekare

Populations of animals and the ecological communities they inhabit are spread out across the earth, and dispersal ties these populations and communities together. I am trying to understand how dispersal affects the composition and spatial dynamics of animal communities, particularly how dispersal affects the trophic relationships (who eats whom) in communities across a landscape. [ read more]

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