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Colin Orians, Principal Investigator

My research group is broadly focused on the consequences of global change biology to natural and managed systems. The work extends from a focus on plant responses, to plant-herbivore interactions, to farmer livelihoods. The work is often interdisciplinary, and involves collaborations with theoretical biologists, chemists, economists and other social scientists. This work includes studies that have explored:

Members of the lab have worked with diverse plant systems including eastern hemlock, tea in China, coffee in Costa Rica, old fields, and green roof plant communities. Learn more >