Daniel S. Park Ph.D.

Plant Evolution, Ecology, and Biodiversity in the Anthropocene

THE PARK LAB

Biodiversity Ecology & Evolution

“Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.”
—Theodosius Dobzhansky (1973)

Recent News

We are looking for graduate students to join us in Fall 2022! [see details]

[2021.09.01] Our new paper on the impacts of fire on biodiversity in the Amazon is out in Nature
How deregulation, drought and increasing fire impact Amazonian biodiversity

[2021.08.24] New collaborative effort out in Nature Ecology and Evolution - "Areas of global importance for conserving terrestrial biodiversity, carbon and water

Macro dandelion

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ABOUT THE LAB

The Park Lab at Purdue University studies plant biodiversity. We collaborate widely with scientists from across the world examining how global change is affecting natural communities. We are greatly fascinated by the diversity of life, and our work combines experiments, observations, citizen science, big data, artificial intelligence, statistical models, and biological collections to address key hypotheses in ecology and evolution.

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