Scientist Q&A Videos - North America
Scientist Q&A Videos
Phenology Scientist Interviews
Dr. Dave Steinberg, Wildlife Biologist, University of New Hampshire
Dr. Dave Steinberg studies phenology of amphibians and reptiles.
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Learn more about Dr. Dave Steinberg's research
Dr. Alison Post, Research Scientist, University of Colorado Boulder
Dr. Alison Post studies phenology in grasslands.
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Dr. Jon Wang, Earth System Scientist, University of Utah
Dr. Jon Wang studies the impacts of climate change and human activity on terrestrial ecosystems. He is interested in carbon cycling, how forests are affected by wildfires, phenology and the Urban Heat Island.
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Dr. Alix Contosta, Ecosystem Ecologist, University of New Hampshire
Dr. Alix Contosta studies the "vernal window", the time between snowmelt and canopy leaf out.
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Resources from Dr. Alix Contosta:
- Publication by Alix and her colleagues: Tracking Environmental Change Using Low-Cost Instruments during the Winter-Spring Transition Season (pdf)
- Soil CO2 Flux Sampling Instructions for Students (pdf)
- The Winter-Spring Shoulder Season Timeline Activity (pdf)
- The Vernal Window Timeline NGSS Matrix (pdf)
- Tracking the Vernal Window using GLOBE Protocols presentation (pdf)
Dr. Steven Running, Forest Ecologist and Emeritus Regents Professor, University of Montana
Dr. Steven Running was involved in developing the GLOBE Green-up and Green-down protocols and shared the Nobel Peace Prize with the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in 2007. He studies forest ecosystems.
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Dr. Logan Berner, Research Ecologist at Northern Arizona University
Dr. Logan Berner studies how climate change impacts boreal ecosystems.
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Dr. Erika Podest, Terrestrial Ecosystem Scientist at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Dr. Erika Podest uses satellite images to study the impact of climate change on terrestrial ecosystems.
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Learn about Erika's research.