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2008 Annual Science Report

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Reporting  |  JUL 2007 – JUN 2008

Erwin Project

4 Institutions
3 Teams
0 Publications
0 Field Sites
Field Sites

Project Progress

I have one manuscript in press and another submitted which develop initial models of feedback processes associated with evolutionary diversification. One paper published earlier this year in Trends in Ecology and Evolution provides the first discussion of the possible macroevolutionary impact on biodiversity of niche construction and ecosystem engineering.

    Douglas Erwin Douglas Erwin
    Project Investigator
    Douglas Erwin
    Unspecified Role

    Objective 4.2
    Foundations of complex life

    Objective 6.1
    Environmental changes and the cycling of elements by the biota, communities, and ecosystems