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
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

Butterflies raised in captivity fare worse than wild counterparts

UGA ecologist Andy Davis compared the strength, color, and wing shape of monarch butterflies reared in the lab with their wild counterparts.

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UGA alumnae model impacts of COVID-19 interventions

Stanford biologist and UGA alumna Erin Mordecai has developed a model to explore the impacts of social distancing strategies on COVID-19.

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Human handling stresses young monarch butterflies

Being handled is stressful to monarch butterflies in their early life stages, according to new research by UGA ecologist Andy Davis.

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