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Highlights 2014

Predicting Sky Island Forest Vulnerability to Climate Change

October 13, 2014

With the support of the South Central Climate Science Center, Dr. Dylan Schwilk, Associate Professor at Texas Tech University, and his research team are working to produce a generalizable framework for predicting tree species susceptibility to drought….

Reconstructing Sea Surface Temperatures from Corals

July 7, 2014

Kristine DeLong, South Central CSC affiliate at Lousiana State University, recently published a coral-based reconstruction for the Gulf of Mexico from 1734 to 2008 in the Journal of Paleoceanography with her collaborators at the U.S. Geological Survey….

Terrestrial Connectivity Across the South Central United States

April 29, 2014

Dr. Kristen Baum, Associate Professor at Oklahoma State University, and Dr. Elena Lopez Zozaya, Post-Doctoral Scholar, evaluated terrestrial connectivity across the South Central United States in order to predict patterns of connectivity necessary to sustain wildlife populations and communities…