In the Sorte Lab, we work across scales – from cells to species’ ranges – to understand the mechanisms underlying community composition and biogeographic patterns. Many projects focus on aspects of global change, including climate change and species invasions. Predicting responses to global change is both a way to test our grasp of fundamental ecological processes and a necessary goal given human impacts on Earth’s systems.

Recent projects aim to address:

Impacts of global change: predicting responses and feedbacks between performance, community interactions, and ecosystem functioning




Coping with change: mechanisms of population and species persistence in a changing climate

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