Advance our understanding of ecology and the processes that influence biodiversity and  ecosystem structure and function

Ecosystems are underpinned by biological and ecological processes interacting with environmental factors. This theme aims to contribute to the understanding of how ecosystems function, through understanding the ecology of organisms and how they contribute and interact with their environment. Biodiversity is central to ecosystem function and so our research covers diversity at the molecular, population, community and ecosystem levels of biological organisation, at  both local and global scales. To improve our ability to assess and predict the consequence of change, we perform, review and disseminate evidence-based research. 

 

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