24 AUG 2021 (TUE) 10:00-10:45 | 11:15-12:00

Updated: Aug 12, 2021

Departmental Research Seminars via Zoom on Physical Geography


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Topic:

Woody plant encroachment in southwestern US: Drivers, feedbacks, and conceptual models


Many grass-dominated ecosystems in arid and semiarid regions have experienced increasing woody plant density and abundance during the past century. An example is the Chihuahuan Desert in the southwestern US, which experienced different stages of shrub encroachment in the past 150 years. This study synthe