Biodiversity, Conservation & Ecosystems

Women in Science, Engineering, and Technology (WISE)

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:35

WISE offers programs for girls and women ranging from middle school students to professionals, including a conference for middle and high school girls, academic and career preparation programs for college students, mentoring, internships, scholarships, and much more.

V Bar V Ranch

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:33

The V Bar V Ranch provides a unique combination of research and educational opportunities for sustainable rangeland management.

UArizona Herbarium (ARIZ)

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:32

ARIZ is a research collection of over 400,000 dried plant specimens, with emphasis on the plants of the Sonoran Desert region and adjacent areas of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico.

Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (SW CASC)

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:28

The SW CASC provides objective scientific information, tools, and techniques that land, water, wildlife, and cultural resource managers and other interested parties can apply to anticipate, monitor, and adapt to climate change impacts in the southwestern U.S.

Santa Rita Experimental Range

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:27

The Santa Rita Experimental Range is a 52,000-acre range-- the longest continuously active rangeland research facility and among the 5 oldest biological field stations in the United States. It supports research on endangered species and ecosystems.

Museum of Natural History

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:21

The University of Arizona Museum of Natural History is comprised of five distinct collection and research units: herpetology, ornithology, ichthyology, mammalogy, and marine invertebrates.

Desert Laboratory on Tumamoc Hill

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:15

The Desert Laboratory on Tumamoc Hill is a culturally important 860-acre ecological preserve in Tucson, conducting environmental studies which include physiology, ecology, restoration ecology, and arid lands.

Desert Southwest Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit (DSCESU)

Submitted by thomasweiss on Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:13

DSCESU is a UA-based cooperative network of federal, university, and non-governmental agencies studying and managing natural and cultural resources across California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas, with emphasis on involving communities and under-represented groups.

Catalina-Jemez Critical Zone Observatory

Submitted by thomasweiss on Fri, 01/20/2023 - 15:58

The UA-led Santa Catalina Mountains and Jemez River Basin Critical Zone Observatory aims to improve understanding of the function, structure, and co-evolution of biota, soils, and landforms that comprise the critical zone by examining and measuring geomorphic, hydrologic, and biogeochemical interactions within it.

Bridging Biodiversity and Conservation Science group (BBCS)

Submitted by thomasweiss on Fri, 01/20/2023 - 15:56

BBCS is a cross-campus initiative that addresses the interdisciplinary scientific and societal grand challenges associated with developing and implementing the emerging transitions needed to mitigate and adapt to climate change. It draws on campus strengths in conservation, human health biodiversity, and societal well-being.