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CSU ecologists launch study on droughts, deluges and carbon cycles in grasslands

A $1 million DOE-funded study will combine field experiments and computer modeling to assess how extreme weather patterns brought on by climate change impact grasslands.

Priya Krakker looks to expand the understanding of genetics

Priya Krakker, a biology student at Colorado State University, is learning, researching, and hoping to teach genetics.

Genetic diversity gives wild populations their best chance at long-term survival

Biodiversity expert Chris Funk has co-authored a paper examining genetic variation as a crucial factor for wild populations’ short- and long-term viability.

CSU grassland ecologist a collaborator on $10 million agrivoltaics study

Alan Knapp will oversee the establishment of experimental solar arrays in Colorado agroecosystems.