We are delighted to announce two new Blog Associate Editors who have joined The Applied Ecologist team! Valentine introduced herself earlier this month so in this post, find out more our other new recruit – Catherine Waite. Hi everyone, I’m Catherine, one of the new Associate Editors for The Applied Ecologist. It’s great to be writing this first post to introduce myself! I am originally … Continue reading Meet our new Blog Associate Editor: Catherine Waite
We are delighted to announce two new Blog Associate Editors who have joined The Applied Ecologist team! In this post, find out more about one of our new recruits, Valentine Seymour. Hello. I’m Valentine, one of the new Blog Associate Editor’s for The Applied Ecologist. I currently live on the edge of the North Downs in Kent, UK and am a Research Fellow, a Knowledge … Continue reading Meet our new Blog Associate Editor: Valentine Seymour
Increasingly complex research questions demand increasingly complex data – of which 3D data is one example. The move from 2D to 3D gives us (quite literally) another dimension to work with. PhD candidate Sara Ryding explains how ecological 3D data can reveal previously hidden knowledge. 3D data adds an extra layer to traditional 2D measurements by capturing oddities in curves and depth which may otherwise … Continue reading From another dimension: the rise of 3D data in ecology
Why are the United Nations advocating for citizen science and technology? Using an Australian case study, let’s see how drones and local communities may be the answer to large scale and ongoing ecological monitoring. In the past, research in inaccessible areas has been limited to either small samples sizes, due to high costs and safety issues, or lower resolution data from satellites. However, drones can … Continue reading Drones and Citizen Scientists – the future of ecology
In the past 18 months we’ve witnessed some of the worst wildfire seasons in our history. With insight from relevant experts, Dr Eric Kennedy and Luke Smith – let’s delve into some of the key logistical challenges we’re facing in wildfire response. With record breaking temperatures, less predictable rainfall and an increase in extreme weather events, it is not surprising that fire seasons are changing. … Continue reading Wildfires: Are we ready for the future?
Back in Summer 2020, we launched an open call for a Blog Associate Editor to help us better communicate and engage with the applied ecology community. Today, we are very pleased to introduce our successful candidate Kristina Macdonald. Kia Ora (Hello) I’m Kristina, the new Blog Associate Editor. I’m a Kiwi (New Zealander) currently living in Melbourne, Australia. I’m a second year PhD Candidate at … Continue reading Meet our new Blog Associate Editor: Kristina Macdonald