NRT students come from many different disciplines to do research under the broad umbrella of ecological resilience. As they make progress, their publications, products, presentations, honors and collaborations—or a description of them and, possibly, links to them—can be found under the Research tab on this website and then under the related heading.
On this page, you can watch short videos of NRT students presenting on their research.
"Social Disturbance and Resilience in Golden-Crowned Sparrows"
Anastasia Madsen, Ph.D. Student, School of Biological Sciences
"Assessing Socio-Ecological Relationships and Their Impacts on Resilience in Northern Great Plains Rangelands"
Katia Pilar Carranza, M.S. Student, School of Natural Resources
"Above and Below Ground Productivity of Different Fall Planted Cover Crop Cultivars Grown as Monocultures or Mixtures Throughout Nebraska"
Bridget McKinley, M.S. Student, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
"The Living v. the Dead: Legacy Influences on Natural Resources Management"
Conor Barnes, Ph.D. Student, School of Natural Resources
"Estimating Biodiversity Using Airborne Imaging Spectroscopy"
Catherine Chan, Ph.D. Student, School of Natural Resources
"Evaluation of Different Environments on Monarch Success in the Context of Migration Physiology"
Miyauna Incarnato, Ph.D. Student, School of Biological Sciences
"Modeling Climate-Driven Degradation of Shallow Well Output for Mitigation and Scenario Planning"
Jonathan Cronk, M.S. Student, Department of Biological Systems Engineering
"Pollinator Composition and Services in Conservation Grasslands and Adjacent Crop Fields"
Araceli Gomez Villegas, M.S. Student, Department of Entomology
"The Broken Wing Display: A Courageous Tale of Parenting"
Brandy Williams, Ph.D. Student, School of Biological Sciences
"Why Low Crash Rates on Native American Reservations Can Actually Be a Bad Thing"
Sydney James, M.S. Student, Department of Civil Engineering
"Predicting the Bite: Improving the Adaptive Capacity of Socio-Ecological Systems Against Wildlife Disease"
Dominic Cristiano, M.S. Student, School of Natural Resources
"Human and Hydrologic Influences on Nebraska's Rainwater Basin Wetlands"
Sarah Thompson, M.S. Student, College of Arts and Sciences
"Tethered Aircraft Unmanned System"
Daniel Rico, M.S. Student, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department
"Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Bat Activity"
Christopher Fill, M.S. Student, School of Natural Resources
"A 2D Multi-Agent Simulation Model for Root Water Uptake"
Rubi Quiñones, Ph.D. Student, School of Computing
"Who or What Is Responsible for Managing Resilience"
Daniel Morales, M.S. Student, School of Natural Resources
"Fire as a Driver Between Two Tipping Points in the Nebraska Sandhills"
Kate Bird, M.S. Student, School of Natural Resources
"Viewing Resilience in 3D: Incorporating Resilience Theory in the Science Classroom"
Bre Lewis-Jones, Ph.D. Student, Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication
"Identifying the Human Drivers for Ecological Drought"
Alexis Chavez, M.S. Student, School of Natural Resources