Since the start of 2020, the iEcoLab has had four new publications!
- The first was led by Tyler Tran with Dr. Helmus and Dr. Behm, which proposes a new planning tool for urban areas, the Green Infrastructure Space and Traits (GIST) model. Read more about their model and aims to improve sustainability in Urban Forestry & Urban Greening.
- Former iEco undergraduate Christina Perella led a review paper with Dr. Behm on the spread of exotic geckos in the greater Caribbean area in the journal Biodiversity and Conservation.
- Dr. Behm wrote an essay on biodiversity and sustainability in the context of urban landscapes. The essay is published in the American Journal of Botany.
- The most recent paper, published in Global Change Biology is led by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam PhD student Wendy Jesse, to which Dr. Behm and Dr. Helmus join several other co-authors. The article is published in Global Change Biology and investigates the effects of often-co-occurring species invasion and urban development on arthropod community composition.