The Arthur R. Marshall Jr. Ecological Sciences Laboratory
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The Arthur R. Marshall Jr. Ecological Sciences Laboratory is located
in the Department of Zoology at the University
of Florida. It was founded to commemorate Florida ecologist and activist
Art Marshall, who fought to restore the ecology of the
The laboratory is involved in large scale ecology, particularly disturbance
ecology. We focus on ecological processes and their interactions. We view
ecology as an attempt to understand complex evolving adaptive systems.
Currently, humans are the main large-scale ecological structuring process,
so our work necessarily also focuses upon the links between humanity and
Here are links to sites that we have found interesting:
or ecology related places.
Subjects include Ecological Economics, Sustainable Development, Complexity,
Ecology, U.S. and Government Data Sources. Links are to academic and NGO
Granting agencies and UF's on-line lisiting of available support.
References to good starting points to explore the World-Wide Web and sites
commenting on Net culture.
The Research Group
Currently the laboratory consists of:
Also affiliated with the laboratory are: Craig
Allen, Rusty Pritchard,
and Jose Fragoso.
We work with UF's program in Tropical
Conservation and Development (TCD).
During the spring 1996 semester Dr.
Lance Gunderson and Dr.
Holling taught Concepts
of Adaptive Management.
Zoology students organize the Ecolunch
The Zoology department also organizes a speaker
© 1998 Last modified: March 1998.