Jacquelyn Gill, University of Maine
Jacquelyn is a paleoecologist and biogeographer, interested in climate change, extinction, ice age megaherbivores, and plants. She is leading the plant portions of the project.
Jessica Blois, University of California, Merced
Jessica is a Quaternary paleoecologist and biogeographer interested in plants and animals. She is leading the mammal portions of the project.
Justin Yeakel, University of California, Merced
Justin is an ecologist specializing in foraging theory and food webs. He is leading the development of species interaction models and food web analyses for the project.
Emily Lindsey, La Brea Tar Pits & Museum
Libby Ellwood, La Brea Tar Pits & Museum
Libby is an ecologist whose research focuses on climate change, conservation, and citizen science. She is based at La Brea Tar Pits and is developing citizen science materials for the project.
Katherine Glover, University of Maine
Katherine has worked on reconstructions of past climate conditions and ecology in Southern California and the Midwest, using core samples from lake basins. Her role in the #labreawebs project is to simulate past climate and ecological conditions of the L.A. Basin, using fossil identification results and the dynamic vegetation model LPJ-GUESS.
Nate Fox, UC Merced
Taran Rallings, UC Merced
Taran is a PhD student focusing on food web modeling for paleo-ecosystems. He is developing tools for making dietary predictions for extinct herbivores.
Chason Frost, University of Maine
Chason is an undergrad working with Jacquelyn Gill. Currently a senior at UMaine studying Horticulture, he also has an interest in Paleobotany and Palynology and assists as a lab tech focusing on macrobotanicals.
Trevor Lessard, University of Maine
Joseph Veneracion, UC Merced