Miami Zoologist Studies Effects of Climate Change in Antarctica

Posted on: 12/6/2011

Richard Lee, Distinguished Professor of Zoology at Miami University, will leave for his eighth research expedition to Palmer Station, Antarctica, on Dec. 26.

Miami Geologist Shows Insect Damage Accompanied Past Climate Change

Posted on: 12/1/2010

Ancient insects migrated northward and increased in diversity and abundance during a period when global temperatures gradually warmed about 60 million years ago, according to a study by Ellen Currano, assistant professor of geology at Miami University, and colleagues. Their study - the cover article of the November issue of the journal Ecological Monographs - examined the long-term effects of temperature change on plants and insect herbivores in the fossil record of the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming.

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