January 21 2015

12:00 LSB 2320

This seminar is sponsored by Dept. of EEB & The La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science

Karen Lips
Department of Biology, University of Maryland

Amphibian Population Declines: Complex Causes and Consences for Global Amphibian Biodiversity


We live in a time of unprecedented environmental change. While some species are decimated by disease, or disappear under global warming, not all species respond equally to these threats. I will describe several ongoing project from my lab group that describe the variation seen among amphibian species and communities in their response to disease and climate change and how variation in ecology and environmental conditions can alter these responses.











































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































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