Fall semester 2015 just started! And the Sabo lab is growing: we would like to welcome Mengdi, Christina, Jaishri and Hongkai (about to arrive from China). You can see why we are scientists (and not artists) below:
The Sabo Lab
A new article by Sabo and Glennon was published today in the journal Solutions for a Sustainable and Desirable Future. Read on to learn more about how to sustainably develop water resources in the Western United States!
The lower Mekong basin (LMB) is of global significance as it supports one of the most biologically diverse aquatic ecosystems in the world, containing approximately 2,000 fish species, including 500 endemic and 300 threatened fish species including such “charismati species as the giant Mekong catfish.
Catch of the day on a Tonle Sap fishing villages
Current subsistence and commercial fisheries within the lake harvest ≈2.5 Mt of fish yr-1, accounting for two-thirds of the protein consumed by the more than 65 million people of the region.
Fisherman on Tonle Sap floodplain
News: Sustainability of fisheries and food supply on the Mekong River and planned dams
Xiaowan Dam on mainstem Mekong River in China
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Research in the Sabo lab focuses on links between hydrology and food web ecology in river and riparian ecosystems. We are particularly interested in understanding how water and energy link terrestrial and aquatic communities. Continue reading