My Dispersal Route

Current Habitat: Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute for Aquatic Science and Technology)

Florian Altermatt PhD through University of Zurich
Supervisor: Florian Altermatt
Emanuel Fronhofer, Isabelle Gounand, and Eric Harvey
hint: bio photos are clickable to find lab/researcher websites
Publications: Harvey E., Gounand I., Little C.J., Fronhofer E.A., Altermatt F. (2017) Upstream trophic structure modulates downstream community dynamics via resource subsidies. Ecology & Evolution 7:5724–5731.


t-1: Latnjajaure, Sweden, and Longyearbyen, Svalbard

Juha Alatalo Elisabeth Cooper Masters thesis through Uppsala University
Erasmus Mundus Master Program in Evolution
Supervisors: Juha Alatalo (Uppsala) and Elisabeth Cooper (University of Tromsø)
Publications: Little C.J., Cutting H.B.U., Alatalo J.M., Cooper E. (2017) Short-term herbivory has long-term consequences in warmed and ambient high Arctic tundra. Environmental Research Letters 12:025001.


t-2: Visby, Gotland, Sweden

Juha Alatalo Ulf Molau Annika Jagerbrand Research training at Campus Gotland
Erasmus Mundus Master Program in Evolution
Supervisor: Juha Alatalo
Collaborators: Ulf Molau (Gothenburg University) and Annika Jägerbrand (VTI Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute)
Publications: click to see publication list


t-3: Davos, Switzerland

Christian Rixen Herwig Stibor  
Julia Wheeler Andres Cortes Janosch Sedlacek
WSL-Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
Masters thesis through Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich
Erasmus Mundus Master Program in Evolution
Supervisors: Christian Rixen (SLF) and Herwig Stibor (LMU)
Unofficial Supervisor: Julia Wheeler (SLF)
Collaborators: Andrés Cortés (Uppsala University) and Janosch Sedlacek (Uni Konstanz)
Thesis Title: Devil in the Details: Microtopographic and Microenvironmental Controls on Salix Herbacea Growth, Reproduction, and Herbivory
Publications: Little C.J., Wheeler J.A., Sedlacek J., Cortés A.J., Rixen C. (2015) Small-scale drivers: the importance of nutrient availability and snowmelt timing on performance of the alpine shrub Salix herbacea. Oecologia


t-4: Montpellier, France

Helene Jourdan Elodie Chapuis Research stage at Cirad (French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development)
Erasmus Mundus Master Program in Evolution
Supervisors: Hélène Jourdan (Cirad) and Elodie Chapuis (CEFE)
Publications: Little C.J., Chapuis M.-P., Blondin L., Chapuis E., Jourdan-Pineau H. (2017) Exploring the relationship between tychoparthenogenesis and inbreeding depression in the Desert Locust, Schistocerca gregaria. Ecology & Evolution 7:6003–6011.


t-5: Eugene, Oregon, USA

Scott Bridgham Bart Johnson 
Laurel Pfeifer-Meister Lorien Reynolds
Research Technician/Field Manager, University of Oregon
PI’s: Scott Bridgham and Bart Johnson
Associates: Laurel Pfeifer-Mesiter, Lorien Reynolds, and many others
Project Website: here
Publications: Pfeifer-Meister L., Bridgham S.D., Little C.J., Reynolds L., Goklany M.E., and Johnson B.R. (2013). Pushing the limit: experimental evidence of climate effects on plant range distributions. Ecology 94:2131-2137. Abstract here!


t-6: Navarre, Florida, USA

stoddard Research Technician, University of Florida
Supervisor: Margo Stoddard
Project Title: Perceived Threats and Foraging Behavior of the Santa Rosa Beach Mouse


t-6: Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

irwin Bachelors honors thesis and research assistantship at Dartmouth College
Fieldwork at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Gothic, Colorado
Supervisor: Rebecca Irwin
Thesis Title: The Effects of Mine Disturbance and Contamination on Pollination of Subalpine Wildflowers