Author: Adam Lowenstein, Florida Tech News Bureau

FLORIDA TECH STUDY: Humans, Not Climate Change, Had Larger Impact On Forest Segment

How do human disturbances and climate change affect tropical forests? An international research team, including ecologists from Florida Institute of Technology and University of Amsterdam, looked into the 7,000-year history of a tropical Amazonian forest and found that human disturbance, more than climate change, affected the species composition of tropical forests over the last millennia.

Florida Tech Students in Beijing for Sino-U.S. Space Policy Research Center Study Program

Four Florida Tech students and Andy Aldrin, associate professor and director of the Aldrin Space Institute, are attending the inaugural Sino-U.S. Space Policy Research Center summer study program starting July 30 in Beijing.