Tracking Change in Greenland
Scientists have known for decades that climate change would alter the rhythms of nature, but just how and when hasn’t been easy to predict. That’s why research, especially long-term research, is so important.
At a remote file site in Greenland, Professor and Muir Institute Fellow Eric Post has studied changes in plant and animal communities for more than a quarter century. The UC Davis wildlife ecologist and his graduate students document how spring is arriving weeks earlier than it used to and what consequences that brings for herbivores like caribou and musk oxen.
Read more about Dr. Eric Posts’ research in CA&ES Outlook Magazine Sprint/Summer 2019