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Research in the Menge lab bridges ecosystem ecology, theoretical ecology, biogeochemistry, and evolutionary ecology. We are located in the E3B department at Columbia University. Please click on the links above to learn more about who we are and what we do.
Ben measures Taylor's bh. Nodules!
(This is important science)
November 2013: First lab field trip to Black Rock Forest. A fine time was had by all despite the snow. Pictures to the left.
October 2013: Ben's paper on scaling of minirhizotron data is out in Plant and Soil. Taylor, Beidler, Strand, & Pritchard 2013.
October 2013: Welcome to Andrew!
September 2013: Welcome to Elizabeth and Taylor!
September 2013: Fall semester begins, bringing the maiden voyage of the course Ecosystem Ecology and Global Change.
August 2013: Eleen arrives in New York. Welcome!
August 2013: Duncan arrives in New York. Let the science begin.
August 2013: Paper out in Ecological Monographs about the Intermittent Upwelling Hypothesis. Menge & Menge 2013.
July 2013: Welcome Ben, the first Menge lab Ph.D. student, who arrived before the Menge lab.
June 2013: Duncan has been named an Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America for 2013-2017.
June 2013: Ben's paper on root sampling is out in Ecology Letters. Taylor, Beidler, Cooper, Strand, & Pritchard 2013.
May 2013: Paper out in PTRS-B reviewing and proposing a new global estimate of terrestrial biological nitrogen fixation. Vitousek, Menge, Reed, & Cleveland 2013.
May 2013: Author Spotlight in PLoS focused on 2012 PLoS ONE paper by Menge, Hedin, & Pacala.
April 2013: Duncan, along with co-authors Lars Hedin and Steve Pacala, receives Outstanding Ecological Theory Paper Award from ESA's Theory Section for 2012 paper on long-term ecosystem development.