Complexity and uncertainty within socio-ecological systems
Julie Capito - Who Planted the Forest? Working with a Lacandon Maya Community to Quantify the Role of Seed Dispersal Agents in Tropical Forest Succession Liam Grima - The Influence of Norms on International Climate Governance: A Theoretical Mapping and Discourse-Based Strategy Asif Mehmood - BRI/CPEC and Environmental Politics in the Public Signage of Tharparkar (Sindh) Pakistan
Ecological and sociological implications of a changing climate
Charles Saad - City Climate Clubs: A New Approach to Deep Decarbonization Alexandra (Sasha) Farrell - Circular Economy & Construction Ecology: Improving Green Building in the United States Emme Christie - An Energy Centrality Theorem: The case for the reorganization of economic theory to address climate change Human Ecological Impact Leah Prudent - Climate gradient and gap dynamics as environmental filters for functional diversity across the temperate-boreal forest ecotone Haifa Tamiminia - Two Decades of New York State Forest Above-ground Biomass Monitoring using Remote Sensing Techniques
Emerging topics in environmental research
Anindita Paul - Biochemical valorization of industrial hemp waste into bioplastics for aiding Circular Bioeconomy Chien-Yu Lin - LiDAR Operation and Digital Modeling Visualization to Communicate Stormwater Management at Green Spaces in Developing Regions Linjing Jia - Bioconversion of acid whey into bioplastics to achieve circular bioeconomy Molly Heit - Exploring American Chestnut Ectomycorrhizal Communities Across a Nitrogen Deposition Gradient in the Adirondacks Sara Constantineau - Building Scientifically Informed Virtual Forests Anqi Ji - Utilization of waste paper fibers for 3D printing applications
Environemntal Justice and Equity
Ladanijirah Lightner, Stephnique Rainey, Brianna El-Quhir, Gabriella Wemple and Sarah Nahar - Current Events: Cop City vs. Defend the Atlanta Forest Violet Jensen-Moulton - The Potential of Housing Project Microgrids in Increasing Equitable Access to Renewable Energy: A Case Study of Manhattan’s Lower East Side During Superstorm Sandy Sarah Nahar - Ecological Sanitation Dominic Wilkins - De-Mystifying Religion for Environmental Science & Studies Dhiroj Koirala - Energy poverty and Household well-being: Panel Data Evidence from Nepal.
Environmental determinants and Health
Amina Furrkukh Mughal - Influence of Emerging Contaminants on Great Lakes Fish Gut Microbiomes MD Shahadat Hossain - Batch adsorption study for short- and long-chain per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) removal from aqueous solution using cationic polymer and surfactant coated β-zeolite adsorbent Hannah Allen, Adam McIntyre, Olivia Follett, & Tahlia Schreiber - Examining Fish Mercury Concentrations Following Military Occupation in Vieques John Pezzullo - Photocaged Hyper-nucleophilic Steroids as UV-Activated Substrates for mutant Sonic Hedgehog protein Julia Baumann, Megan Cheshire & Ross Rubin - Mercury Accumulation in Crustaceans off the Coast of Vieques, Puerto Rico Mohamad Javad Hashemi - Meta-analysis of the effects of emerging contaminants on the spread of antibiotic resistance via horizontal gene transfer Maryam Saffari Aman - PFAS characterization in compostable food packaging and commercially available compost
Issues in Natural Resources Management
Erin Cornell - Resampling the Progression of Beech Bark Disease in a Chronosequence Erin Hassett - Changes in standing water depth affect carbon dioxide and methane fluxes in a temperate wetland Jenna Zukswert - Differences in Foliar Traits Across Forest Stands of Varying Ages Following Experimental Nitrogen and Phosphorus Addition Hanyue Yang - Mechanisms of Wheat Rhizosphere Responses to Biochar Soil Amendment: Applications of Metabolomics Approach for Sustainable Agriculture Michael Malone - Habitat Survey of Arthropod-Parasitic Fungi (Laboulbeniales: Ascomycota) with a Focus on Infection Rates and Host Utilization Kelley Gilhooly - Is leaf litter mineralization controlled by leaf chemistry or soil nutrient availability?
Local impacts of global challenges: Environmental stories of Syracuse
Jack Memmer - Presence and Vectors of Asian Jumping Worms in Syracuse, NY Jordan Jessamy - Changes in urban tree community structure across socio-urban gradients reflect discrepancies in ecological function between advantaged and disadvantaged communities. Megan Lambie - Is Onondaga Lake Remediation Enough to Let Mayflies Recolonize? The Impacts of Onondaga Lake on Respiration Rates of Stenonema femoratum Jimmy Andrianina Rakotovao - Environmental justice, environmental threats and urban tree canopy cover: case of Syracuse NY
Thinking of the future: Echoes of the past in the present environment
Christopher M. Koudelka - Problematizing Realism: Confronting Colonial Perspectives and Engaging Complexities of Landscape Through ‘Ghost Textures’ Atef Amriche - Monitoring long-term river planform morphology using Super-Resolution-enhanced satellite images Sawyer Rogers - Building Community: The Physical and Social Environment in Kensington, New Hampshire