Human Community Dynamics and Socioecological Vulnerability in a Biodiversity Hotspot



Hall, S. J., B. Shrestha, S. Yabiku, J. Glick, A. York, D. Ghimire, L. An and S. Murphy. 2013. Human community dynamics and social-ecological vulnerability in a biodiversity hotspot. Poster presented on January 11, 2013, at the 15th Annual Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ.



Three undergraduate students participated in the research project in the 2012-2013 academic year. A standardized assessment was administered to these students after their participation. These students gained an appreciation and understanding of how interdisciplinary research is conducted. They also learned substantive knowledge about invasive species and human livelihoods in Chitwan, Nepal.



In November, 2012, the research project was featured in both the print and online editions of the Arizona Republic. Full Text.
In September, 2012, the research project was featured in an Arizona State University press release, which was then picked up by many newswire services. Press release.