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Aaron Ellison

Senior Researcher, Harvard Forest, Harvard University

Adjunct Research Professor, Department of Biology, UMass Amherst

1986, Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University

Research Interests

Current research interests include:

  • Ants and Climate Change
  • Ants of New England
  • Arthropods of Harvard Forest and the North Quabbin Region
  • Cyberinfrastructure tools for ecological synthesis
  • Food Webs in dynamic habitats
  • Foundation species in forests
  • Frank Morton Jones and the history of carnivorous plant research
  • Nutrient limitation and stoichiometry of carnivorous plants
  • Spatial dimension of species interactions
  • Statistics for ecologists