Recent Submissions

  • Assessing 20 years of change in the interdunal swale plant communities of Sandy Neck. 

    Smith, Nicholas (Wheaton College (MA)., 2018)
    Interdunal swales occur between sand dunes and support a relatively high density and diversity of plants. In the mid-1990s, data were collected on the plant communities of various swales at Sandy Neck in Barnstable, MA. ...
  • Methane dynamics in vernal pools. 

    Kuhn, McKenzie. (Wheaton College (Norton, Mass.), 2015)
    Climate change models predict precipitation patterns will shift to periods of long droughts with sparse, high intensity precipitation events in between. It is important to understand how these changes will affect wetlands, ...
  • Small pond ecology : eutrophication, alternative stable states, and management options. 

    Bennett, Annie. (Wheaton College (Norton, Mass.), 2014)
    "Nutrient pollution is a growing problem for freshwater bodies around the world. Cultural eutrophication associated with nutrient pollution can lead to unhealthy ecosystems with a lack of oxygen and biodiversity. This study ...