Post Tagged with: "Rebecca Snell"

Snell gets NSF grant to transform the model for examining climate change and forests

Dr. Rebecca Snell

From Ohio University News Dr. Rebecca Snell will construct a new way to predict how forests might respond to climate change—filling in some big gaps in scientists’ methods and knowledge—thanks to a National Science Foundation grant designed for potentially transformative research. Her study will bridge the space between empirical studies where […]

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July 6, 2021 at 1:44 pmNews Research

Snell’s Restoration Ecology Class Helps Restore Biodiversity on Radar Hill

A group of OHIO students working on Radar Hill in 2019. Photo Credit: Rebecca Snell

By Olivia Mayernik From Ohio University News Ohio University’s Environmental & Plant Biology Department has been working to help restore biodiversity on Radar Hill within The Ridges Land Lab for nearly a decade. Dr. Rebecca Snell, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, teaches PBIO 3330 (Restoration Ecology) […]

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April 28, 2021 at 5:10 pmIn Class News

Class of 2021 | Delaney Gibbs Will Help Conserve Athens’ Special Natural Areas

Delaney Gibbs

Delaney Gibbs is staying local and staying committed to the environment after she graduates this spring from Ohio University. She’ll be graduating with a master’s degree in Environmental & Plant Biology and then heading to the Athens Conservancy, where she will work to help maintain some of the really special […]

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April 20, 2021 at 12:14 pmNews

Ag Connection Covers DeForest, Snell Research on Soil Nutrients, Rise in Maples

Dr. Jared DeForest

The Minnesota Ag Connection, the New York Ag Connection, and the Michigan Ag Connection all printed an Ohio University news release about Dr. Jared DeForest, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, who co-authored the study, Tree growth response to shifting soil nutrient economy depends on mycorrhizal associations, published Feb. 17 […]

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March 12, 2020 at 8:39 amFaculty in the News In the News

Scientists Show How Soil Changes May Trigger Rise of Maple Tree Population in Forests

Old hardwood forest

From Ohio University News A recent Ohio University study offers new information about how changes in the nutrient composition of the soil in forests could be leading to a rise in the maple tree population while suppressing the growth of oaks. The research has implications for forest management practices, as […]

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March 3, 2020 at 8:24 amResearch

Geography Colloquium | Changing Management Can Mitigate Impacts of Climate-Driven Woody Encroachment in High-Elevation Pasture Woodlands, March 6

Dr. Rebecca Snell

The Geography Colloquium Series presents Dr. Rebecca Snell on “Changing management can mitigate the impacts of climate-driven woody encroachment in high-elevation pasture woodlands” on Friday, March 6, at 3:05 p.m. in Clippinger Lab 119. Snell is Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. Her research is primarily […]

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March 1, 2020 at 10:45 pmEvents

Science Cafe | How Will Forests Respond to Climate Change? Feb. 19

Dr. Rebecca Snell

 Science Café presents Dr. Rebecca Snell discussing “How Will Forests Respond to Climate Change?” on Feb. 19 at 5 p.m. in the Front Room at Baker University Center. Snell is Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. Forests provide habitat for wildlife, recreational opportunities, raw materials […]

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February 1, 2020 at 7:30 pmEvents