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Mao-Ning Tuan Mu
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Michigan State University
13 Natural Resource Building
East Lansing, MI, 48824
Phone: (517)-353-5468
Email: tuanmuma@msu.edu

Professional Academic Experience:

2005-present: Ph.D. student, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, USA

Research focuses on integrating ecology with socio-economics to study the impacts of climate change and land use/ cover change on biodiversity.

2003-2005: Research assistant, Institute of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Research included:

- The impact of climate change on the ecosystem and biodiversity in Taiwan

- Distribution pattern of animals and vascular plants in Taiwan

- Distribution pattern of bird species richness and the relationship with landscape metrics in the parks and open space in Taipei

1998-2001: M.S. student and graduate research assistant, Department of Zoology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Research included:

- Home range and habitat use of crab-eating mongooses

- Population status and habitat use of five coexisting carnivores

1996-1998: Undergraduate research assistant, Department of Zoology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Research included:

- Food habits and population density of muntjacs

- Food habits and foraging behavior of macaques

- Population monitoring of small mammals

Education:

  • M.S. Zoology. 2001. National Taiwan University, Taiwan. Thesis: Habitat Use of Crab-eating Mongoose (Herpestes urva) in the Fushan Experimental Forest. (in Chinese)

  • B.S. Zoology. 1998. National Taiwan University, Taiwan
 
 


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