Urban Ecosystems is an international journal devoted to scientific investigations of urban environments and the relationships between socioeconomic and ecological structures and processes in urban environments. The scope of the journal is broad, including interactions between urban ecosystems and associated suburban and rural environments. Contributions may span a range of specific subject areas as they may apply to urban environments: biodiversity, biogeochemistry, conservation biology, wildlife and fisheries management, ecosystem ecology, ecosystem services, environmental chemistry, hydrology, landscape architecture, meteorology and climate, policy, population biology, social and human ecology, soil science, and urban planning.
The Editor-in-Chief is Glenn R. Guntenspergen, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS/NRII), Duluth, MN, USA.
THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS WERE RECIPIENTS OF THE URBAN ECOSYSTEM JOURNAL AWARDS AT THE 2016 ESA CONFERENCE:
Amanda Suchy, Arizona State University, for her presentation entitled, “Patterns and predictors of denitrification potentials in ‘accidental’ urban wetlands in Phoenix, Arizona”
Betsy Evans, Florida Atlantic University, for her presentation: “Dietary shifts of Wood Storks in response to human-induced landscape change”
Anthony Cullen, Rutgers University – Newark, for the oral presentation entitled, “Bridging Across Earth Stewardship Initiative’s Learning” and the poster presentation entitled, “Oak succession in a pioneer forest on an urban brownfield”.
Terrestrial habitat and individual fitness increase survival of a freshwater turtle in an urban landscape
A fig tree in a concrete jungle: fine-scale population genetic structure of the cluster fig Ficus racemosa in an urban environment
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