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

UGA Athletic Association Professor of Ecology
Associate Dean for Research and Operations
Graduate Program Faculty

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

Andy Davis
Andy Davis

Assistant Research Scientist

Ecology building, Rm. 183
Office: (706) 542-8112
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Richard Hall
Richard Hall

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

Ecology building, Rm. 137
Office: (706) 395-5350
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Ricardo Holdo
Ricardo Holdo

Associate Professor
Graduate Program Faculty

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

Takao Sasaki
Takao Sasaki

Assistant Professor
Graduate Program Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 194D

Latest News

Coral reefs show “ecological memory” and resilience to rising temperatures

Coral reefs in the Eastern Tropical Pacific region show resilience to rising ocean temperatures and may have adapted to heat stress, according to a study by an international team of researchers.

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UGA ecologists to present research at virtual 2020 ESA annual meeting Aug. 3-6

26 University of Georgia faculty, students and postdoctoral associates will present research at the 2020 ESA Annual Meeting Aug. 3-6 online.

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Dean Gittleman announces he will step down in 2021

Dr. John Gittleman, UGA Foundation Professor and founding Dean of the Odum School of Ecology, announces he will step down as Dean at the end of the 2020-2021 academic year.

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