Climate Change Directory


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Doug Frank
Professor and Garden Founder
LSC 446
315-443-4529

Plant/ecosystem ecology with emphasis on plant-herbivore interactions. Effects of climate and grazing mammals on energy and nutrient processes in grasslands. Rhizospheric processes. The structure of grassland root communities. Effects of climate change on ecosystem carbon storage. Top-down vs bottom control of ecosystem dynamics

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Jason D. Fridley
Associate Professor and Garden Founder
LSC 448
315-443-3098

Plant ecology and geography, landscape ecology, invasive species, biodiversity.

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http://plantecology.syr.edu/fridley



In the News


Check out the Climate Change Garden in the local media!

  • The Post-Standard
    April 22, 2014
    asked what will our local trees and shrubs look like in 2100?

  • Time Warner Cable News
    May 12, 2014
    provides an overview of the garden and the basic methods with which the garden will be utilized.

  • WRVO Public Media
    May 12, 2014
    spoke with Professor Doug Frank about the living lab experiment and the future goals of the garden.

  • News Channel 9 (ABC)
    May 7, 2014
    discusses the effect of climate change on CNY infrastructure.

  • Syracuse.com
    June 5, 2014
    talks about the unique nature of this garden compared to other universities around the country and the world.