Profiles in "Plant Ecology" Expertise Area

  • Sala is the Julie A. Wrigley, Regents, and Foundation Professor and the Founding Director of the Global Drylands Center at ASU.
  • Arizona State University July 2017 - present: Curator of Lichens and Digital Data Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands November 2004 - present: Adjunct Scientist (CDF Lichen Inventory)
  • Lauck is a PhD candidate interested in how species-specific traits moderate plant communities and their relationships to ecosystem functions under variable environmental conditions.
  • Martin’s research incorporates field and laboratory studies of trees and corals with aircraft- and satellite-based maps to understand the biodiversity and health of forests and reefs.
  • Shannon is the instructional lab manager at ASU Downtown. She oversees all the science teaching lab instructors and also teaches ABS and BIO courses.