Tuesday, August 11, 2009
New staff member at HOORC
Dr. Richard Fynn has just joined the Ecosystem Unit at HOORC from the University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN). A graduate of UKZN university, he has been involved in collaborative research drawing on intercontinental comparisons of the effects of grazing and fire on plant community organisation between Kanza Biological Station in Kansas, the Kruger National Park as well as the Ukulinga Research Farm in Pietermaritzburg. His most recent work has been directed towards developing a general theory of the determinants of habitat quality and herbivore population performance in grazing ecosystems. Welcome Dr Flynn!