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9th Hellbender Symposium
(Virginia Tech. Global Change Center, 2019-06)
The Hellbender Symposium is a biennial event where hellbender researchers from all over the United States and other parts of the world meet to present and discuss their research.
Global Change Lecture Series: How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-22)
Andrew Hoffman, the Holcim Professor of Sustainable Enterprise for University of Michigan and author, visited Virginia Tech on Friday, March 22, as part of The Global Change Center at Virginia Tech’s Distinguished Lecture ...
Modeling Temperature Effects on Population Density of the Dengue Mosquito Aedes aegypti
Mosquito density plays an important role in the spread of mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue and Zika. While it remains very challenging to estimate the density of mosquitoes, modelers have tried different methods to ...
Linked within-host and between-host models and data for infectious diseases: a systematic review
The observed dynamics of infectious diseases are driven by processes across multiple scales. Here we focus on two: within-host, that is, how an infection progresses inside a single individual (for instance viral and immune ...
Spiculogenesis and biomineralization in early sponge animals
(Springer Nature, 2019-07-26)
Most sponges have biomineralized spicules. Molecular clocks indicate sponge classes diverged in the Cryogenian, but the oldest spicules are Cambrian in age. Therefore, sponges either evolved spiculogenesis long after their ...
Risk tradeoffs associated with traditional food advisories for Labrador Inuit
The traditional Inuit diet includes wild birds, fish and marine mammals, which can contain high concentrations of the neurotoxicant methylmercury (MeHg). Hydroelectric development may increase MeHg concentrations in ...
Aligning evidence generation and use across health, development, and environment
Although health, development, and environment challenges are interconnected, evidence remains fractured across sectors due to methodological and conceptual differences in research and practice. Aligned methods are needed ...
Forecasting ecosystem services to guide coastal wetland rehabilitation decisions
Coastal wetlands provide diverse ecosystem services such as flood protection and recreational value. However, predicting changes in ecosystem service value fr0k from restoration or management is challenging because ...