Autumn Amici

Autumn Amici

Jun 10, 2016

Group 6 Copy 28
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Epiphytes grow in the canopy of trees, deriving support from their hosts, but getting water and nutrients from rain and mist. They enhance nutrient and water cycles and provide resources to arboreal animals in forests, but their functions in human-altered habitats remain unknown. As conversion of forest to agricultural land in the tropics is increasing, I wish to examine the effects that pastures have on epiphyte population variability in the tropical landscapes of Costa Rica.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Can Data Management Tools Improve Research Efficiency and Reproducibility?

    Scientists are generating data at unprecedented rates, but our data management methods have yet to evolve accordingly...

    Circulating biomarkers of fibrosis in captive gorillas: a pilot study

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for gorillas in captivity. The ultimate goal of this project is...