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
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

Takao Sasaki
Takao Sasaki

Assistant Professor
Graduate Program Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 194D

Saran Traoré
Saran Traoré

Visiting Professor
Fulbright Scholar

Upcoming Events

Ecology Seminar Series: Tara Stewart Merrill

10:20 am

Ecology Building Ecology Auditorium (Room 201)

Ecology Seminar Series: Paola López-Duarte

10:20 am

Ecology Building Ecology Auditorium (Room 201)

Ecology Seminar Series: Carla Atkinson

10:20 am

Ecology Building Ecology Auditorium (Room 201)

Ecology Seminar Series: Kimberly Sheldon

10:20 am

Ecology Building Ecology Auditorium (Room 201)

Ecology Seminar Series: Nina Wurzburger

10:20 am

Ecology Building Ecology Auditorium (Room 201)

Latest News

What it takes to create a successful oyster reef breakwater

Jeb Byers, Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Ecology, recently coauthored a publicaiton on oyster reef breakwaters, a form of natural infrastructure.

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Joro spiders well poised to populate cities

New research from Andy Davis at the Odum School of Ecology reveals that the Joro spider is surprisingly tolerant of the vibrations and noise common in urban landscapes—clues as to why the spider has been successful in spreading across Georgia and the Southeast over the last decade.

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Extreme heat hurts monarchs and their parasites

New research from Odum School of Ecology scientists at the University of Georgia shows that constant exposure to high temperatures limits parasite development in monarch butterflies and also lowers monarch survival.

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