EVOTRAC

Products of our work

 
 
  1. Gill, B., R.A. Harrington, B.C. Kondratieff, W.C. Funk, K.R. Zamudio, & N.L. Poff.  Integrating Morphological Taxonomy and DNA Barcoding to Test Elevational Species Richness Patterns in Headwater Streams in the Colorado Front Range. Freshwater Science (in press).


  1. B. D. Heinold, B.A. Gill, and B.C. Kondratieff. Recent collection and DNA barcode of the rare Coffee Pot Snowfly Capnia nelsoni (Plecoptera: Capniidae). Illiesia. 9:14-17. [PDF]


• B. P. Stark, B. C. Kondratieff and B. Gill. 2012. New species and records of Anacroneuria (Plecoptera: Perlidae) from Ecuador and Paraguay. Illiesia 8:78-93. [PDF]


• B. P. Stark, B. C. Kondratieff, & B. Gill. 2012. Notes on Claudioperla tigrina (Klapálek) in Ecuador (Plecoptera: Gripopterygidae).

Illiesia 8:141-146. [PDF]


• Funk WC, McKay JK, Hohenlohe PA, Allendorf FW (2012) Harnessing genomics for delineating conservation units. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 27, 489-496. [PDF]


• L. A. Coloma, S. Carvajal-Endara, J. F. Dueñas, A. Paredes-Recalde, M. Morales-Mite, D. Almeida-Reinoso, E. E. Tapia, C. R. Hutter, E. Toral, and J. M. Guayasamin.  2012. Molecular phylogenetics of stream treefrogs of the Hyloscirtus larinopygion group (Anura: Hylidae), and description of two new species from Ecuador. Zootaxa 3364: 1–78. [PDF]

 

Products

  1. 1.Publications

  2. 2.Conferences

  3. 3.In the News

  4. 4.Outreach

Publications

Conference Presentations and Posters

  1. LeRoy Poff, Cameron Ghalambor, Joe Bernardo, Alex Flecker, Chris Funk, Boris Kondratieff, Steve Thomas, Kelly Zamudio, Andrea Encalada, Juan Guayasamin. From Physiological Performance to Ecosystem Function: Using Species Traits to Integrate Ecological Vulnerability to Climate Change. Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting, May 2012, Louisville, KY.

  2. Rachel Harrington, Brian Gill, Alisha Shah, Carolina Gutierrez, Boris Kondratieff, LeRoy Poff. Diversity and turnover of benthic macroinvertebrate taxa and functional traits along an elevation gradient in Colorado's Front Range. Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting, May 2012, Louisville, KY.

  3. Alisha A. Shah, Rachel Harrington, Brian A. Gill, Kayce Anderson, N. LeRoy Poff, Boris K. Kondratieff, W. Chris Funk, Cameron K. Ghalambor. Comparing Acclimation Ability and Thermal Performance Curves of Low and High Elevation Insect Populations. Poster at Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting, May 2012, Louisville, KY.

  4. Alisha A. Shah, N. LeRoy Poff, Boris K. Kondratieff, W. Chris Funk, and Cameron K. Ghalambor. Oxygen-Limited Thermal Tolerance in Aquatic Insects in Temperate and Tropical Stream Habitats: Are There Differences in Vulnerability? European Science Foundation: Effects of Climate Change on Vulnerable Traits, September 2011, Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany.

  5. B. A. Gill, B. C. Kondratieff; A. C. Encalada, N. L. Poff, K. R. Zamudio, A. S. Flecker, C. K. Ghalambor, J. M. Guayasamin, W. C. Funk. Do headwater stream insects follow the latitudinal diversity gradient? Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting, May 2012, Louisville, KY.

  6. B. A. Gill, B. C. Kondratieff, A. C. Encalada, N. L. Poff, K. R. Zamudio, A. S. Flecker, C. K. Ghalambor, and W. C. Funk. An Integrative Taxonomic Approach For Fine Scale Taxonomic Resolution Of Stream Insect Communities Along Gradients. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. November 2012. Knoxville, TN.





Climate Adaptation: Survival of the Flexible. In the February 5 issue of Nature, a News Feature prominently highlighted the EVOTRAC project. This coverage put our project in the broader context of species sensitivity to climate change in tropical versus temperate ecosystems. [link]


Counting Water Bugs for Rocky Mountain Bioblitz. As part of the National Geographic Bioblitz at Rocky Mountain National Park, graduate student Rachel Harrington was interviewed by Sandra Postel with Water Currents, and featured on the National Geographic website. [link]


Streams, Bugs, and the Future of Species: An Interview with Chris Funk.

by Hillary Rosner, PLOS Blogs [link]


Earth Week: A Stream Is a Stream Is a Stream: Or Is It? Series on the National Science Foundation's Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability (SEES) investment. [link]

In the News

Outreach

Systematics and Ecology of the Ephemeroptera. Workshop co-taught by Eduardo Domingues, Willis Flowers, and Andrea Encalada. Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), October 2-5, 2012.

Publications in the Pipeline

  1. Ghalambor, C. K., et al. Predicting integrated biological responses to climate change: Are vulnerability traits linked to ecosystem function?