Jiaying Wu

Jiaying Wu

Mar 16, 2016

Group 6 Copy 32
1
Please wait...

About This Project

Páramo, high-elevation tundra ecosystem, is considered as an important biodiversity hotspot. Páramo is a fragile system due to its slow recovery rate after disturbance such as wildfire. Nowadays, páramo in central Costa Rica is under threat from more potential fires due to climate warming. Long-term hydroclimate reconstructions for this region will enable us to better understand the past climate change, its impact on high elevation vegetation and fire activities, and to better conserve páramo.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Portland State's first formula electric race car

The formula electric competition began in the summer of 2013. Vehicle design and presentation are...

Probiotics for plants? Fighting insects by boosting corn immune systems

Beneficial soil microorganisms can boost the plant immune system. We want to know if farming practices that...

Biodiversity in working landscapes: Help us conserve declining grassland birds in restored Midwestern grasslands

Though grasslands are increasingly scarce in the Midwest, there are pockets remaining on private lands grazed...

Backer Badge Funded