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What Causes Ecological Shifts

instruments gather weather station data from a restored prairie site near the riparian corridor of the sangamon river in illinois.
Instruments gather weather station data from a restored prairie site near the riparian corridor of the Sangamon River in Illinois. Credit: Praveen Kumar

A new information-processing framework helps researchers tease out the factors driving ecological shifts over short timescales

October 3, 2017 — Our environment is constantly changing—today faster than ever, thanks in large part to human activities. Understanding the forces and feedbacks that drive the state of ecosystems is an important first step to either adapting to our changing planet or preventing runaway climate change. Continue reading What Causes Ecological Shifts