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  1. Vegetation patterns in mathematical models, and vegetation patterns in Horn of Africa

    21 Apr 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Mary Silber, Karna Gowda

    Visually striking large-scale spatial patterns of vegetation have been observed in semi-arid regions in the Americas, Africa and Australia. These have led to suggestions by theoretical ecologists that certain characteristics of the patterns may serve as early-warning signs of desertification....

  2. Mary Silber

    I received a PhD in physics from UC Berkeley in 1989. After that I moved into applied math via a series of postdocs. I spent 23 years in the applied math dept. at Northwestern University before...