MacroEcologist extraordinaire Brian McGill visited the lab last week, visited with grad students, and gave two first rate seminars. The first laid out trends for the next 25 years of ecology. The second laid out a compelling framework for a top down theory of community organization. The most inspiring slide (out of many):
What controls S? Check. Climate limits? Check. Global abundance? Check-a-rooni. Clumping and Traits? Sounds like we’re on the right track.
A splendid time was had by all by a handful of Rosenzweig lab alums.
Pictured Michael Weiser, Mike Kaspari, and Brian McGill.