Projects - Drylands Research

News and Announcements

February 19, 2020

The 2019-2020 CAZMEX review panel recommended funding support for the following postdoc proposals:

Romeo Méndez Estrella to study with Aaron D. Flesch and Willem Van Leeuwen at the University of Arizona
Combining remote sensing and participatory GIS to develop standard land use-land cover history products for the Madrean sky islands.

The 2019-2020 CAZMEX review panel recommended funding support for the following seed grant proposals:

Bo Yang & Blanca González Méndez
Green Infrastructure for Storm water Management in NW Hermosillo, Mexico: Soil Recondition and Site Design

Adrian Munguia-Vega & Hector Reyes-Bonilla
Linking biodiversity, ecosystem services and social benefit in the coastal communities of the Gulf of California

Albert Barberán& Jorge Alberto Búrquez Montijo
Is buffelgrass invasion in the Sonoran Desert altering soil microbial communities

Laura Monti & Lorayne Meltzer
Environmental and social assessment of the Ramsar site: Canal del Infiernillo y Esteros del territorio COMCAAC (XEPE COOSOT), Sonora, Mexico

Robert J. Steidl & Juan Pablo Gallo Reynoso
Effects of contaminants and human activities on reproduction of Ospreys (Pandion haliaetus) in costal Sonora

Kacey C. Ernst & Maricela Montalvo-Corral
Building a binational research network to address the role of climate change and the built environments on emerging vector-borne and zoonotic disease threats

Sergio Puig & Luz Berthila Burgueño Duarte
USMCA and the impact of environmental rules: Measuring how trade deals affect policy.

Luciano M. Matzkin & Carlos A. Cultid-Medina
The role of climate change and biological interactions in modulating reproductive isolation in cactophilic Drosophila

Justin Hyatt & Rafael García Gutiérrez
Sturdy Solar Mirrors for the Sonoran Desert

Adriana Zuniga-Teran & Hilda García Pérez
Transboundary communities in a "hardening border": Vulnerability assessment of social and environmental systems in Ambos-Nogales (Arizona/Sonora)