Faculty Research

  1. The crater at Diamond Head. (Photo credit: Kevin Fisher)

    Ohio State aquaculture research presented

    Mar 30, 2020

    The aquaculture lab in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University attended and presented their recent research on topics of cichlid, cyprinid, salmonid and percid fish species hybridization, hormonal sex reversal, polyploidy induction, and nutrition at this year's Aquaculture America conference in Honolulu, HI.

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    From the Field – TWEL Assessment Informs Award Winning Proposal

    Mar 27, 2020

    The Ohio Division of Wildlife's award winning proposal to develop Ohio public access for wildlife was informed by an assessment conducted by faculty and staff with the Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Lab in the School of Environment and Natural Resources. 

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    How and why to keep phosphorus on no-till fields

    Mar 10, 2020

    Left untilled, fields gain organic matter and maintain high yields, but there’s a tradeoff to consider when deciding not to till.  Fields that aren’t tilled are less likely to erode, sending soil and the components of fertilizer, including phosphorus, downstream, a threat to water quality.

  4. Research on capacities and challenges of county governments led by School of Environment and Natural Resources faculty member is featured.

    Capacities and challenges of county governments featured

    Mar 2, 2020

    A National Association of Counties (NACo) article, “Substance abuse, voting machines top funding woes” describes some of the findings of research conducted by Linda Lobao, a professor of rural sociology in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University.

  5. Ohio State news story features published research review on behavioral adaptation to climate change by SENR faculty.

    Ohio State News features research review on behavioral adaptations to climate change

    Feb 11, 2020

    Faculty member Robyn Wilson describes the findings of a new research review in the Feb. 10 Ohio State News release, "Adapting to climate change: We’re doing it wrong."  The research review is published in the journal Nature Climate and is co-authored by colleagues in the School of Environment and Natural Resources. 

  6. Faculty member Nicole Sintov’s research published in Nature Energy is featured in the Ohio State News release, “Heat or eat? How one energy conservation strategy may hurt vulnerable populations.” 

    Findings from energy conservation study featured in Ohio State News

    Dec 19, 2019

    Faculty member Nicole Sintov’s research published in Nature Energy is featured in the Ohio State News release, “Heat or eat? How one energy conservation strategy may hurt vulnerable populations.”   Lee White, a former postdoctoral researcher at Ohio State, who is now with Australian National University is the lead author on the published research.  According to the published article, the study examined 7,487 households taking part in a randomized control time-of-use pilot in the southwestern United States and found two vulnerable populations, people with disabilities who may be using life-saving equipment and elderly people more sensitive to temperature changes, saw the largest increases in their bills on the time-of-use rates. Read more about the study, the findings and implications for the adoption of time-of-use electricity rates on a large-scale.

  7. New report estimates the “value” of outdoor recreation in Ohio.

    New report estimates value of outdoor recreation

    Dec 2, 2019

    A new report, “Economic Valuation of Natural Areas in Ohio” released Nov. 20 estimates the “value” of outdoor recreation in Ohio, or the amount of money Ohioans and others spend on outdoor recreational trips in Ohio, and the contribution of this outdoor recreation to Ohio’s economy.

  8. SENR Professor Stan Gehrt's research on urban coyotes is featured in the Nov. 29 National Geographic article, " “Coyotes have expanded their range to 49 states—and show no signs of stopping."

    National Geographic features professor’s urban coyote research program

    Dec 2, 2019

    A new (Nov. 29) National Geographic article, “Coyotes have expanded their range to 49 states—and show no signs of stopping” features Stan Gehrt’s nearly two decades of research on urban coyotes and in particular their ability to adjust and adapt to urban environments and the implications this has on their expanding range and co-existence with humans.

  9. Ohio State News features research conducted by faculty member Nicole Sintov on household thermostat interactions.

    Ohio State News features new study on household thermostat interactions

    Nov 18, 2019

    Your characterization of the thermostat war going on in your house is likely to depend at least in part on whether you’re a man or a woman, new research published in the journal PLOS ONE suggests and featured in Ohio State NewsNicole Sintov, is the lead author of the study and assistant professor of behavior, decision making and sustainability in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University. 

  10. TWEL Presentations at The Wildlife Society and American Fisheries Society Joint Conference

    Sep 30, 2019

    Terrestrial Wildlife and Ecology Lab (TWEL) faculty and graduate students are presenting their research at this year's joint conference of The Wildlife Society and American Fisheries Society, September 29 to October 3, 2019, Reno, NV

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