Whales, jets, insecticides and more - This week's CoEnv published research

Each week we share the latest publications coming from the College of the Environment. This week, eight new articles co-authored by members of the College of the Environment were added to the Web of Science or published online:   1. Title:  Performance of habitat suitability models for the endangered black-capped vireo built with remotely-sensed data (abstract; subscription required for full article) Authors: Wilsey, Chad B.1; Lawler, Joshua J.1; Cimprich, David A.2 1. 

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Global map of lightning strikes - io9

Check out this map of where lightning strikes across the planet; in some areas, lightning strikes thousands of times a night! This article mentions the work of ESS’ Robert Holzworth to catalog lightning. Read more here! 

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How well, and how poorly, we harvest ocean life - NY Times

Ray Hilborn – Professor, Aquatic and Fishery Sciences – recently authored a book entitled “Overfishing: what everyone needs to know”.  In it, he explores questions like What is overfishing?, How do we estimate the abundance of animals in the ocean?, and How will climate affect fish populations? to name a few.  Check out the recent New York Times book review of it here. 

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