Beyond global mean warming: pathways to achieve multiple climatic targets
Dr P Goodwin, Prof R. Nicholls, Dr T Ezard, Dr I Haigh
4 January 2019
Project Rationale. Reducing the extent and impacts of climate change is a defining issue of the 21st century. The goals of the UN Paris Climate Agreement are framed in terms of restricting the warming of global mean surface air-temperatures to below 2°C.
War in the cabbage patch: a field test of metacommunity theory
Prof J Bullock, Dr D Hodgson
7 January 2019
Why do ecological communities vary in structure and dynamics across landscapes? Metacommunity theory suggests that this variation is caused by differences in species’ dispersal abilities, coupled with environmental and ecological filtering.