Reed F. Noss Lab at the University of Central Florida

Welcome to the Noss Lab at UCF!

Dr. Noss directs the SPICE (Science and Planning in Conservation Ecology) Lab at the University of Central Florida. Our research group is diverse, and ongoing projects include avian conservation, studies of the impacts of road and animal crossings, fire ecology, large carnivore conservation, and the effects of sea level rise and climate change on Florida’s biodiversity.

Dr. Noss is also President and Chief Scientist for the Florida Institute for Conservation Science (

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A Typical Day in the SPICE Lab