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- Shedding Light on Photosynthesis: The Impacts of Atmospheric Conditions and Plant Canopy Structure on Ecosystem Carbon Uptake .
- Multisite analysis of land surface phenology in North American temperate and boreal deciduous forests from Landsat .
- Detecting Precontact Anthropogenic Microtopographic Features in a Forested Landscape with Lidar: A Case Study from the Upper Great Lakes Region, AD 1000-1600 .
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Humans have changed the demographics of the earth through increased CO2 which has lead to an overall increase in temperature of the earth. The increase in atmospheric temperature is expected to lead to an increase in aquatic temperature. Warmer water temperatures are predicted to pose a threat to aquatic poikilotherms. The solubility of water decreases with an increase temperature, which leads to a decrease in availability of dissolved gases. As a result of increased environmental temperatures, crayfish metabolism should increase. This increase in metabolism should increase the need for the consumption of food. The purpose of the experiment is to investigate whether reduced amounts of dissolved oxygen will alter the foraging behavior of crayfish. Crayfish are a keystone species, which means they control the demographics of their environment. The foraging behavior of two species of crayfish will be compared to determine if an increase in temperature will lead provide the invasive species Orconectes rusticus with an advantage over the native crayfish Orconectes virilis.