Movement Ecology

Movement Ecology IconMovement ecology is the study of how organisms – either animals, plants or microorganisms – move within their environments or ecosystems, such as during daily activities like foraging, or when dispersing across the landscape, or during annual migrations.

Associated Faculty

Sonia Altizer
Sonia Altizer

Martha Odum Distinguished Professor of Ecology
Director of Public Service and Outreach
Graduate Program Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 190
Office: (706) 542-9251
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Andy Davis
Andy Davis

Assistant Research Scientist
Graduate Program Faculty

Biological Sciences Bldg., Room 714
Office: (706) 542-8112
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Richard Hall
Richard Hall

Associate Professor
Graduate Program Faculty
Joint appointment: Dept. of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine

Ecology building, Rm. 137

Ricardo Holdo
Ricardo Holdo

Professor
Graduate Program Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 188-B
Office: (706) 542-0075
Fax: (706) 542-3344

Saran Traoré
Saran Traoré

Visiting Professor
Fulbright Scholar

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Latest News

Cummins explores the effects of temperature gradients on freshwater ecosystems in the Southeast 

For her dissertation, Carolyn Cummins (PhD ’24) investigated how temperature affects leaf litter breakdown, carbon cycling and insect physiology in freshwater ecosystems—work that is becoming more important as climate change impacts water systems globally.

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Carver augments UGA’s network in disease ecology

Ecology professor Scott Carver is probably best known for his work explaining why wombat poo is square (which won him a 2019 Ig Nobel Prize). Since arriving in January, he’s been working to apply his expertise in new areas while leveraging UGA’s significant resources in disease ecology.

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Managing the ebb & flow of the I-85 corridor

Krista Capps and UGA scientists from across four schools and colleges have brought their research together to synthesize the water issues facing the I-85 “urban archipelago.”

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