Sorte Lab at UC-Irvine

Cascade Sorte, PI: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, 321 Steinhaus, Irvine, CA 92697

The Sorte Lab values inclusion and diversity and is committed to ensuring personal and academic growth and success for all lab members. Your racial or ethnic background, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental condition, religion, and personal history will enrich our community.

Main Projects Underway:

12/1/21-11/30/24: NSF-funded project on “Predicting impacts of coastal species redistribution in a changing climate” which includes fieldwork along the coast of California and Baja California, Mexico, as well as distribution and population modeling, to understand and predict impacts of 2 range expanding predatory whelks, along with a global synthesis of marine range shift impacts. Previously, updates were tweeted at #RangeShiftNSF

5/1/19-4/30/24: International project on “Understanding and managing the impacts of invasive alien species on biodiversity and ecosystem services” is underway, with funding from the Belmont Forum / NSF / Biodiversa <link> Previously, updated on Twitter at @InvasiBES

4/1/18-3/31/22: NSF-funded project with publications ongoing on “Effects of multiple aspects of climate change on marine biodiversity and ecosystem functioning” (with co-PIs Matt Bracken UCI, Kristy Kroeker UCSC, Luke Miller SDSU) Previous updates from the field given on Twitter at #SitkaNSF

Sorte Lab – Fall 2023: