Rebecca J. Best
Assistant Professor
Office: Physical Sciences 120/119
Google Scholar Profile

I am an aquatic community and evolutionary ecologist interested in the processes that determine the number and type of species we find coexisting in a particular community, and control the way those communities function. At Northern Arizona University, I am working on the effects of changing temperature and precipitation on aquatic connectivity, species distributions, and genetic diversity across arid landscapes.

Joann Jeplawy
Masters Student
Environmental Science and Policy

Joe Sweet
NASA Space Grant Intern

I am an environmental science student in biology interested in studying and utilizing modern techniques to monitor, maintain and improve natural resource management. I am particularly focused on the conservation of water, soil and ecological resources and how they tie in with agriculture which is the largest land use on the planet.