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Johnica Morrow has co-authored a monograph that describes all of the coccidian species known to infect turtles worldwide. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)
Johnica Morrow has co-authored a monograph that describes all of the coccidian species known to infect turtles worldwide. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)

Student co-authors monograph, details turtle parasites worldwide

Johnica Morrow, an applied ecology doctoral student, has co-authored a monograph that describes all of the coccidian species – also known as protozoan parasites – known to infect turtles worldwide. The publication is the most comprehensive review of turtle coccidia to date. Continue reading…

More than 40 speakers from across the spectrum of disciplines and organizations will share their expertise and perspectives as the symposium explores all aspects and ramifications of drought in the Great Plains.
More than 40 speakers from across the spectrum of disciplines and organizations will share their expertise and perspectives as the symposium explores all aspects and ramifications of drought in the Great Plains.

Great Plains Studies to host drought symposium April 1-4

Drought hit the southern Great Plains hard in the summer of 2011 with all the classic signs: withering plants, cracked earth, water restrictions. Then it expanded across most of the Plains in 2012. And it continued in 2013. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/5m7n
Tsegaye Tadesse, center, with a farmer and son at an irrigation demonstration site near Harbu, Ethiopia.
Tsegaye Tadesse, center, with a farmer and son at an irrigation demonstration site near Harbu, Ethiopia.

Tadesse leads $1.6M NASA project to predict drought, flood in Africa

Tsegaye Tadesse, climatologist and remote sensing expert at UNL's National Drought Mitigation Center, is leading a three-year, $1.6 million, multi-institution NASA-funded project to help predict drought and flood in the Greater Horn of Africa. UNL's portion of the total award is $987,767. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/8tb8
Originally published March 24, 2014 - Submit an Item