Biotic drivers of leaf litter decomposition in shaded coffee agro-forestry systems
Dr. Ivette Perfecto
Abstract: Decomposition is a critical ecosystem process, essential for the cycling of nutrients in and through ecosystems. Abiotic factors, like temperature and precipitation, drive decomposition processes, but biotic factors can also play a key role via direct and indirect pathways. This dissertation interrogates biotic drivers of leaf litter decomposition in shaded coffee... Read more...
All thesis, practicum, and project students who plan to graduate this April and August are expected to present their research at the 2020 Capstone Conference. Presentations will take place Thursday evening (April 16th) and all day Friday (April 17th). If you have already made other arrangements with your faculty advisor to fulfill the capstone presentation requirement, please email email@example.com. Respond also if you are unable to present during a specific block of time during the... Read more...
Event Date: Saturday, May 2, 2020, 1:00 pm
SEAS and PitE graduates from December 2019, Winter 2020, and Summer 2020 are invited to participate in SEAS ceremony at Rackham Auditorium.
Tickets are required and we ask that you bring no more than 4 guests so we have room for everyone. Join us immediately following the ceremony for light refreshments in Palmer Commons, Great Lakes Room (4th floor).
Additional information regarding ticket distribution and other event details will be sent out early... Read more...