CW CESU Experts from Smithsonian Institution

CW CESU Experts from Smithsonian Institution

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Research Interests:   Biodiversity, systematics, phylogeny, taxonomy, evolution, parasites, worms, leeches, tapeworms
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Research Disciplines: Ecology | Exotic Species | Plant Ecology
Research Interests:   Biological invasions, Biodiversity and ecosystem function, Climate change and range expansions, Community ecology, Plant-herbivore interactions, Wetlands, Forests, Agro-Ecosystems
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Research Disciplines: Citizen Science | Ecology | Education
Research Interests:   Community engagement in science, STEM learning, science identity, project management
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Research Disciplines: Biogeochemistry | Ecology | Wetlands
Research Interests:   Carbon and greenhouse gas cycling in wetlands and forests, plant-microbe processes and interactions that regulate methane dynamics, the stability of tidal wetlands faced with accelerated sea level rise, the responses of wetlands to elevated carbon dioxide, warming, nitrogen eutrophication, and invasive species.
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Research Interests:   Mangrove management, Seagrass management, Marine spatial planning, Population genetics
Photo of Jasper Waugh-Quasebarth
Research Interests:   Collaborative ethnography, forestry, environmental policy, material culture and craft traditions, global mountain regions, music, land tenure, multi-species ethnography
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Research Disciplines: Algae | Aquatic Ecology | Biogeochemistry
Research Interests:   Effects of Light on Living Organisms, particularly UV on Phytoplankton and Marine Microbiota, Long Term Variation of Incident UV, UV Transmittance of Natural Waters, Dynamics of Dissolved Organic Matter, Citizen Science approaches to monitoring water quality
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Research Disciplines: Marine Ecology
Research Interests:   Submersed aquatic vegetation, seagrass, climate change, biodiversity, statistical analysis
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Research Interests:   Conservation science, Ecosystem-based fisheries management, Estuarine and marine ecology, Movement ecology, Restoration science, Population and community ecology, Animal behavior and physiology, Global change