Laura is co-author on a newly published manuscript examining the combined effects of gradual and abrupt changes in climatic conditions. Specifically, the focus was on how herbivory may be modified by forecasted global and local disturbances under abrupt warming events and gradual temperature increases. The full text of the manuscript can be found here:

http://climatechangeresponses.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40665-015-0014-8