The Ring: Milennia-spanning forest study garners international environmental award

(March 1, 2017) - The Ring - Outstanding research in ecology was announced this week by the Ecological Society of America. Brian Starzomski, professor in the School of Environmental Studies and Darcy Mathews, assistant professor, along with his team of UVic post-docs—Andrew Trant (now at U of Waterloo), Wiebe Nijland, and PhD student Kira Hoffman—were recognized for their contribution to the fields of plant ecology and biogeography. The Ecological Society of America (ESA) announced the William Skinner Cooper Award on March 1 for their research study "Intertidal resource use over millennia enhances forest productivity," which was published in Nature Communications last year.

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