Eco-DAS Participants and Presentations

Participants and Presentations

To date, the Eco-DAS program has supported a total of 240 participants, and 52 established scientists have joined as invited speakers, panelists, discussants, and mentors. Each participant presents their ideas for a manuscript or other project in collaboration with other participants.


Kelly Aho, Yale University
The potential importance of non-CO2 aquatic primary productivity?

Brittni Bertolet, University of Notre Dame
Scaling microbial trait-based models of decomposition across the terrestrial-aquatic continuum

Ariana Chiapella, University of Vermont
Anthropogenic nitrogen: an overlooked nutrient source in remote waterbodies?

Laura Ganley, New England Aquarium
The Winners and Losers of Climate Change and Wind Energy Development

Anwesha Ghosh, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata
Impacts of mangrove removal on bacterial and bacterioplankton communities in Sundarbans and Hawaiian Islands

Liam Heffernan, Uppsala University
Measures of organic matter reactivity across ecosystem boundaries; a systematic review

Jana Isanta-Navarro, University of Montana
Extreme weather events and their implications for aquatic ecosystems and organisms

Richard LaBrie, Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg
Bridging environmental conditions, microbial community structure and ecosystem functioning across scales

Rebecca Maher, University of Oregon
How does diversity influence the response of aquatic communities to disturbance?

Isabella Oleksy, University of Wyoming
Identifying factors that influence the sensitivity of water quality to climate variability

Ohad Peleg, University of Aukland
A unified approach to aquatic ecosystem health assessment

Ramulifho Pfananani Anania, University of Venda
How do ecologists select and use water temperature metrics to monitor changes in aquatic ecosystems? A review of spatial and temporal difference

Nicholas Ray, Cornell University
Biogeochemical Sustainability in Aquatic Ecosystems: A Definition, Examples, and Societal Implications

Hannah G. Reich, The University of Rhode Island
Review and meta-analysis on nutritional contributions from plankton and nekton feces
Synthesis of information on coral reef trace metal biogeochemistry

Paula CJ Reis, Université du Québec à Montréal
Linking microbial ecology and biogeochemistry to understand the fate of carbon and pollutants in aquatic ecosystems

Andrew L. Robison, University of New Hampshire
Leveraging NEON data to assess connections between aquatic biogeochemistry and microbial community dynamics

Matthew C. Sasaki
, University of Connecticut
Evolutionary modification of ecological interactions in a warming world

Corday R. Selden, Rutgers University
Fifty years of Gaia: Lessons learned at sea about how biology modulates climate

Laura Melo Vieira Soares, Federal University of Minas Gerais
Tropical reservoirs under climate change: evidence from deterministic lake modeling

Shannon Spier, University of Alabama
Identifying controls on watershed nitrate export during extreme events across a large latitudinal gradient

Patricia S. Thibodeau, University of Rhode Island
Climate change effects on marine food web phenology


Lillian Aoki, University of Virginia
Restoration, resilience, and ecological functions in shallow coastal waters

JP Balmonte, Uppsala University
Priming Effects in Aquatic Systems (PEAS): Synthesizing evidence and identifying knowledge gaps

Whitney Beck, Colorado State University
Traits-Based Framework to Analyze Algal-Grazer Interactions Across Aquatic Ecosystems

Jess Brandt, Duke University
Biovector transport revisited: The ecomorphological, biogeochemical, and ecosystem properties mediating contaminant transfer by aquatic organisms

Margaret Brisbin, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
Seeing is believing (and maybe quantifying): high-throughput imaging to complement high-throughput sequencing

Ashley Bulseco-McKim, Northeastern University
The sliding scale of recalcitrance: Factors that control organic matter lability along a land-sea continuum

Mariana Costa, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Why is so hard to quantify mixotrophy and its importance to aquatic food webs

Alli Cramer, Washington State University
Inferring Ecological Process via Spatiotemporal Patterns

Kait Farrell, Virginia Tech
Linking land use and climate to C:N:P (or other element??) stoichiometry as a predictor of trophic state along the land-ocean aquatic continuum

Alfredo Giron, UC San Diego
Nonlinear dynamics modelling for fisheries management

Brice Grunert, Michigan Technological University
Shining Light on Carbon and Nutrient Cycling

Jen Harfmann, UC Davis
Terrestrial organic carbon as a subsidy to the lower food web

Liz Hetherington, UC San Diego
An ecosystem approach to managing top predators in a changing climate

Kelly Hondula, University of Maryland
Mitigating methane emissions from inland water ecosystems

Alex Hounshell, University of North Carolina
Explaining DOC dynamics from riverine-to-coastal ecosystems in a stormier world

Sarah Hu, University of Southern California
The future of 'omics - an ecologists's perspective

Jim Junker, Montana State University
Synthesis of temperature-nutrient interactions and organism growth

Dustin Kincaid, Michigan State University
Approaches to understanding the reactivity and biogeochemical importance of the sediment-water interface in shallow lentic freshwaters

Erin Larson, Cornell University
When do species matter? Functional diversity in aquatic systems

Jessica Lueders-Dumont, Princeton University
From tree holes to marine deserts: are there marine and freshwater analogs for investigating the connection between biogeochemical status and food chain length?

Debbie Lichti, East Carolina University
Training Undergraduates: Are we preparing the next generation for the job market?

Keeley MacNeill, Cornell University
Drivers of nutrient and toxic element cycles in tropical and temperate streams

Megan May, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
In the Age of the Anthropocene: Impact Indicators Across Multiple Scales

Michaela Melo, Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Which taxonomical rank has ecological meaning in aquatic prokaryotes?

Lushani Nanayakkara, University of Regina
Bridging the science-policy divide

Deo Florence Onda, University of the Philippines
Microbes in the Changing Ocean

Anastasia Quintana, Duke University
Collective action implications of marine reserve design by fishers

Amber Rock, Miami University
Food chains in a changing world: exploring patterns in how shifting basal resource supply impacts growth and production across multiple trophic levels

Tanya Rogers, Northeastern University
Quantifying spatial variability in ecological dynamics

Brandon J. Sansom, University at Buffalo, SUNY
Biophysical interactions of ecosystem engineers: an interdisciplinary approach to inform the management of natural and constructed aquatic ecosystems

Marian L Schmidt, University of Michigan
Searching for universal patterns of bacterial diversity across freshwater and marine systems

Arial Shogren, University of Notre Dame
Why reinvent the wheel? The use of foundational techniques in aquatic ecology for the study of novel materials/issues

Rachel Smith, University of Georgia
Biotic resistance or assistance? Understanding context-dependency of species interactions

Simon Stewart, University of Waikato
Understanding the contribution of consumer nutrient recycling to nitrogen cycling in lakes

Jenna Sullivan, Oregon State University
The role of disease in structuring ecological communities

Celia Symons, UC Santa Cruz
Trophic control in an era of global environmental change

Seth Thompson, University Minnesota - Twin Cities
Experienced Stoichiometric Resource Imbalance by Aquatic Bacteria

Sam Urmy, MBARI
Finding food in the patchy ocean: Remote sensing, movement, and the mean-field assumption

Tanner Williamson, Miami University
How does environmental variability modulate ecosystem structure and function in a eutrophic reservoir?

Jake Zwart, USGS
WikiProject Limnology and Oceanography: Curating free information on aquatic science


Harriet Alexander, University of California Davis
The ocean microbiome: Integrating knowledge across the domains of life to characterize the interplay between diversity and ecosystem function.

Tom Bell, University of California Davis and University of Alaska SE
Identifying thresholds and local adaption in marine foundation species.

Benjamin Belgrad, University of South Carolina
Animal personalities highlight the ecological significance of extremes

Amber Bellamy, Ohio State University
Prevalence of aged carbon in aquatic food webs: implications for nutritional resource availability and community structure.

Raven Bier, Duke University/Uppsala University
Tunnel vision? How gradient study characteristics influence our interpretation of microbial responses.

Lauren Bortolotti, University of Alberta
Are carbon fluxes from inland waters a function of scale? Insights from research on prairie wetlands.

Jennifer Brentrup, Miami University
Tea or Coffee? Ecological consequences of browner waters.

Christian Briseño-Avena, Oregon State University
From still images to dynamic ecological pictures: inferring ecosystem dynamics from underwater imaging data

Jennifer Durden, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, UK
Examining spatial and temporal variation in abyssal megafaunal communities: a functional group approach.

Xiaoli Dong, Duke University
Why are things where they are in ecosystems and who cares?

Alison Flanagan, Stony Brook University, New York
The relationship between scale and explained variance in biological data.

Elizabeth Follett, Boston College
Feedbacks between plants, flow, and particle fate.

Lars Großmann, University of Duisburg-Essen
How to investigate protistan communities in a deep sequencing age - microbial diversity and beyond...

Julia Grosse, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)
Using CSI-Analysis to chase carbon through food webs.

Tamar Guy-Haim, Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research institute (IOLR)
How big is big: How experimental characteristics of aquatic mesocosms change the direction and magnitude of effect sizes in global change research?

Sarah Hasnain, Queen's University
Introduced predators and "naive" prey: Re-examining the naïve prey hypothesis using Daphnia anti-predator responses to the invasive spiny water flea (Bythotrephes longimanus).

Meredith Holgerson, Portland State University
Are ponds just tiny lakes? Investigating if lake size can predict food web structure.

Rachel Hovel, University of Washington
Nutrient storage and supply in zooplankton bodies: How climate warming modifies lake stoichiometry

Winn Johnson, MIT-WHOI Joint Program
Who gets what from where? auxotrophy and molecule-specific exchanges between marine microbes

Cora Ann Johnston
University of Maryland
Shifting resources shape ecological communities: Building a framework to understand how context shapes response.

Michelle Jungbluth, University of Hawai`i
Importance of species in community level responses to a more extreme world.

Patrick Kelly, Miami University
Space vs. time: Context dependencies in the role of terrestrial dissolved organic carbon in regulating zooplankton production in north temperate lakes.

Jessica Luo, National Center for Atmospheric Research
New insights on marine ecosystem dynamics from high-throughput observations and global models -- implications for big data in marine ecology?

Dan Miller, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
Phytoplankton blooms: Linking bloom types and mechanisms of initiation and termination.

Nicole Millette, Horn Point Laboratory
Importance of including mixotrophs in models and studying mixotrophs as an assemblage

Aric Mine, California State University Fresno
Phosphorus biogeochemistry in microbial ecosystems: insights into nutrient remineralization

Annie Murphy, Northeastern University
From molluscs to microbes: Interactions among microbial and macrofaunal communities and their effects on carbon and nitrogen cycling.

Mario Muscarella, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The dance between microbes and molecules

Akana Noto, Claremont McKenna College
Patterns and causes of geographic variation in species interactions.

Samantha Oliver, University of Wisconsin Madison
Macroscale water quality responses to a changing world.

Kathleen Pitz, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
The challenges and importance of eukaryotic microbial diversity.

Alex (AJ) Reisinger
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Biogeochemical responses to multiple chemical stressors.

Heidi Smith, Montana State University
Microbially mediated carbon cycling in aquatic habitats

Trisha Spanbauer, National Research Council - USEPA
Integrating paleolimnology with freshwater ecology

Karen Stamieszkin, Gulf of Maine Research Institute & Unity College
Trait profiles for understanding the impacts of environmental change on aquatic nutrient cycling.

Elizabeth Suter, Stony Brook University
Scaling up: Using natural microbial observatories to predict change.


Rebecca Asch, Princeton University
Investigating climate change impacts on marine ecosystems with high resolution earth system models

Ashley Baldridge, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Aquatic invasive species: Ecological impacts and the influence of climate change

Cátia Carreira, Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)
Microbial city

Ashley Coble, Michigan Technological University
Seasonality, quantity, and quality of N, P, and C export in Lake Superior tributaries and identification of controls on biodegradable DOC

Jessica Corman, Arizona State University
Calcium carbonate: Not just in the ocean

Remi Daigle, Universite du Quebec a Rimouski and Simon Fraser University
Millimetres to multi-ocean: The scales of population connectivity and ocean health

Bridget Deemer, Washington State University
Reservoir nitrogen removal and greenhouse gas production: More than the "middle-child" on the river-lake continuum

Lindsey Fields, University of Georgia
Incorporating benthic-pelagic coupling into a broad-scale synthesis of ecosystem function, variability and drivers of change

Michael Finiguerra, University of Connecticut-Avery Point
Connecting fitness and gene expression on the individual level to large-scale processes

Alli Fong, Research Corporation of the University of Hawai`i
Marine snow: Not just the stuff ruining the Go Pro video of your epic Hawaiian diving adventure

Natasha Gownaris, Stony Brook University
Hutchinson's hypervolume in the age of stable isotope ecology

Francois Guillemette, Uppsala University
Reintegrating the concept of the microbial loop into food web allochthony

Nicole Hayes, Miami University
Linking cyanobacterial expansion to global change

Sarah Heerhartz, University of Washington
Response of ecological linkages in aquatic systems to anthropogenic change.

Leanna Heffner, Louisiana State University
Enriching our coasts: How does eutrophication affect nitrogen and carbon sequestration in coastal wetlands

Johnna Holding, Institut Mediterrani d'Estudis Avançats
Making robust predictions of oceanic carbon cycling with global change: A multi-disciplinary approach

Beth Hundey, University of Western Ontario
Principles of effective dissemination of aquatic science

Sean Jungbluth, University of Hawai`i at Manoa
Transcending environmental boundaries: Integration of aquatic science tools and techniques

Mahealani Kaneshiro-Pineiro, University of Hawai`i at Manoa
Scientific understandings and perception of jellyfish in ecosystems

Anne Kellerman, Uppsala University
Molecular-level regulators and composition of dissolved organic matter

Colin Kremer, Yale University
Causes and consequences of trait variation across scales in aquatic ecology

Michelle Maier, Oregon Health and Science University
Microbial friends and foes of phytoplankton

Cristian Monaco, University of South Carolina
Predicting physiological performance across life-stages using remote sensing

Jennifer Olker, Natural Resources Research Institute - UMN Duluth
Agrochemicals in aquatic ecosystems: Effects of atrazine on tadpole growth, development, and gonadal anomalies

Sara Paver, The National Science Foundation
Aquatic microbial communities: Toward a predictive framework

Darren Pilcher, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Integrating observations with general circulation models to resolve current issues in marine and large freshwater systems

Roxanne Razavi, St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences
The Great Wall: Insights from China on the rise of subtropical and tropical reservoirs and their effects on contaminants and freshwater function

Sara Rivero-Calle, Johns Hopkins University
Coccolithophores, regime shifts and the future of ocean productivity

David Seekell, Umea University
Early warning of ecosystem tipping points

Alicia Shepard, Texas A&M University
Connectivity of microbial plankton, physical and chemical elements across a gradient of marine ecosystems

Patrick Shirey, University of Notre Dame
Merging ecology, history, and law to inform stream and river restoration efforts.

Ashley Smyth, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary
Scaling up: Integrating biogeochemistry into conservation strategies

Kristin Strock, Dickinson College
Deciphering climate-mediated changes in lake ecosystems using integrated temporal perspectives

Bradley Tolar, University of Georgia
Combining 'Classical' and 'Next-Generation' microbiology to characterize the marine Thaumarchaeota

Benjamin Toscano, University of South Carolina
The personalities of predators


Lisa Zeigler Allen, J. Craig Venter Institute, San Diego, California, USA
Viral Ecology through Genome-Enabled Technology

Melissa Baustian, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
Benthic-pelagic coupling in aquatic ecosystems: identifying the mechanisms involved and the stressors that impact them

Cayelan Carey, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
The complex and synergistic interactions between increasing dissolved organic carbon, harmful algal blooms, and climate on aquatic ecosystems (with Kevin Rose)

Kyle Cavanaugh, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Using Social Network Tools to Define and Analyze Marine Metapopulations

Huan Chen, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
Bacterial predators and their ecological implication in aquatic ecosystems

Anna de Kluijver, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), Yerseke, The Netherlands
Human Impact on Carbon Cycling in Plankton Food Webs from Micro- to Global Scale

Claudia Dziallas, University of Oldeburg, Germany
Microbial interactions

Lauren Garske, University of California, Davis, California, USA
From Land to Sea: Transport and Impact Potential of Coastal Runoff in Nearshore Ecosystems

Beatriz Fernández Gómez, Marine Science Institute (ICM-CSIC), Barcelona, Spain
Ecology of Marine Flavobacteria

Erin Graham, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Symbiosis in a changing planet: Is climate change shifting photosynthetic mutualisms in aquatic ecosystems?

Jennifer Griffiths, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
Using a meta-ecosystem framework to characterize the responses of aquatic ecosystems to climate change

Gretchen Hansen, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
A comparison of the abundance distributions of invasive and native species

Emily Norton Henry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
Preserving lake littoral zone ecosystem services: prioritizing areas for management and conservation

Brittany Huntington, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
What drives variability in marine reserve performance?

John Kirkpatrick, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, Rhode Island, USA
Gene transcription in the environment: What RNA does and doesn’t tell us

Lesley Knoll, Lacawac Sanctuary, Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania, USA
Linking watershed features, biogeochemical cycling, and climate change

Julie Koester, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
Assessing evolution in the ocean with respect to the eukaryotic phytoplankton

Talina Konotchick, J. Craig Venter Institute, San Diego, California, USA
Integration of Molecular Approaches to Studying Physical-biological Interactions

Peter Levi, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Unifying metrics of aquatic ecosystem health for improved management (with Sarah Roley)

David Murphy, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Scaling up Sensory Ecology: Linking the Hydrodynamics of Plankton Behavior to Ecosystem Processes

Chris Patrick, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Meta-ecosystem theory as a framework for understanding how changes to biodiversity as multiple spatial scales can affect ecosystem functions in aquatic ecosystems

Hannes Peter, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Biodiversity-stability in aquatic ecosystems

Brandi Kiel Reese, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Combining molecular microbiology and geochemistry to better understand microbial ecology in subsurface sediments

Kelly Robinson, University of South Alabama, Dauphin Island, Alabama, USA
Gelatinous plankton in coastal pelagic food webs: effects of climate variability and future climate change on population abundances and distributions

Sarah Roley, Univeristy of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
Unifying metrics of aquatic ecosystem health for improved management (with Peter Levi)

Kevin Rose, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, USA
The complex and synergistic interactions between increasing dissolved organic carbon, harmful algal blooms, and climate on aquatic ecosystems (with Cayelan Carey)

Steven Sadro, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Environmental control of aquatic ecosystem metabolism: Predicting effects in response to a changing climate

Xaymara Serrano, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
Implications of larval dispersal and marine population connectivity for the resilience of coral reefs following disturbance

Jason Smith, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Nitrification in coastal upwelling systems: linking the abundance and activity of pelagic microbes to climate

Beth Stauffer, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Columbia University, Palisades, New York, USA
Ecological Issues in the Coastal Zone: Challenges to studying eutrophication, algal blooms, and hypoxia

Darcy Taniguchi, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, California, USA
The meaning of structure in planktonic communities in freshwater and oceanic systems

Aaron True, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
The Poster Child for Biophysical Coupling in Coastal Marine Ecosystems: Thin Planktonic Layers

Jay Zarnetske, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Integrating hydrological and ecological frameworks to quantify headwater DOM export across biomes and global change conditions


Rebecca Albright, RSMAS, University of Miami
Impacts of global stressors on biological and population processes on coral reefs

Linda A. Auker, Zoology, University of New Hampshire
How do invasive species affect native species in the same habitat?

Helen M. Baulch, Department of Environmental and Resource Studies, Trent University, Ontario CA
Eutrophication: Disentangling variable effects, ecosystems, methods and language to help assess a scientific way forward

Heather A. Bechtold, Dept. Biological Sciences, Idaho State University
Does Understanding the Relative Responses of Autotrophs and Heterotrophs Provide a Common Framework For Predicting Effects of Nutrient Pollution on Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems?

Joseph R. Benjamin, Stream Ecology Center, Idaho State University
Invaders without borders: effects of invasive species on aquatic-terrestrial subsidies (with Madeleine Mineau)

Jennifer R. Brum, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona
Effects of Viruses on Microorganisms and Biogeochemical Cycling in Aquatic Ecosystems

Silvia N. Bulow, Department of Geosciences, Princeton University
N loss in and around oxygen minimum zones

Dana D. Burfeind, University of Queensland, Australia
Slippery slope of coastal degradation

Marie Cuvelier, RSMAS, University of Miami
Diversity and dynamics of marine picoeukaryotes

John Davis, Stream Ecology Center, Idaho State University
How do species-specific traits mediate the structural and functional responses of aquatic ecosystems to environmental change?

Moira Décima, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
Techniques used to assess mesozooplankton grazing

Catherine M. Febria, Surface and Groundwater Ecology Research Group, University of Toronto, CA
Ecosystem Transitions: Linking ecotones with ecosystem services

Christopher T. Filstrup, Baylor University
Watershed – water quality linkages: the fate of terrestrial organic matter in aquatic ecosystems

Melissa M. Foley, Center for Ocean Solutions, Stanford University
Understanding the importance of connectivity in a changing world

Laura Hmelo, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Emerging views on the biogeochemical impacts of particle-attached bacteria in the ocean

Gordon W. Holtgrieve, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington
Aquatic ecosystem metabolism: Linking the large of it to the small of it

Kimberly K. Holzer, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia
Resource conditions affect plant responses to different herbivore foraging strategies in seagrass meadows

Amanda M. Kaltenberg, College of Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Oregon State University
Trophic interactions of animal aggregations in aquatic ecosystems across multiple scales

Maria T. Kavanaugh, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University
Seascape studies of microbial function in the North Pacific

Jürg B. Logue, Department of Limnology, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Uppsala University, Sweden
Crossing scales and boundaries: A metacommunity approach towards aquatic microbial biogeography

Molly G. Mehling, Department of Zoology, Miami University
Multi-scale and landscape approaches to understand benthic communities of the nearshore littoral

Madeleine M. Mineau, Department of Biological Sciences, Idaho State University
Invaders without borders: effects of invasive species on aquatic-terrestrial subsidies (with Joseph Benjamin)

J. Jeffrey Morris, University of Tennessee
The Effects of Exogenous Hydrogen Peroxide on Marine Microbes

Kerry J. Nickols, Bodega Marine Laboratory, University of California at Davis
Biological-physical coupling in the nearshore: status of the field and avenues for new studies

Jelena H. Pantel, Department of Animal Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ecological and evolutionary responses to disturbance: the perspective of aquatic ecosystems

Dan Pendleton, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle
Ecological forecasting in aquatic environments: from primary producers to megafauna

Jennifer C. Prairie, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
Biological-Physical Interactions in Planktonic Ecology

Lauren A. Rogers, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington
Biocomplexity and the role of diversity in building resilience to climate change

Megan I. Saunders, Oceans Institute and Department of Environmental Systems Engineering, University of Western Australia
Ecological outcomes of temperature change on aquatic ecosystems

Gaston E. "Chip" Small, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia
Causes and consequences of deviation from homeostasis at the organism- and ecosystem-levels

K. Allison Smith, Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina
Parallels between a model ecological habitat (the rocky intertidal), and a non-model habitat (the open ocean)

Michael R. Stukel, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego
Toward a mechanistic understanding of the ecological control of vertical carbon flux

Kelly R. Sutherland, California Institute of Technology
Do plankton-fluid interactions influence diapycnal ocean mixing?

Raquel Vaquer-Sunyer, Institut Mediterràni d'Estudis Avan&ccdil;ats (IMEDEA-CSIC/UIB), Mallorca, Spain
Effects of global warming on the development and extend of hypoxia and consequences for marine biodiversity

Priscilla Viana, 2010 Knauss Sea Grant Fellow, National Science Foundation, Division of Ocean Sciences
Effects of Environmental Stressors on Aquatic Ecosystems and Potential Mitigation Strategies

Richard Vogt, Department of Biology, University of Regina, Saskatchewan CA
Effects of spatial and temporal variation in environmental characteristics on the structure of zooplankton communities

Annika W. Walters, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle
Resistance and resilience of aquatic ecosystems to hydrologic disturbance


Betsy A. Bancroft, University of Washington
Working towards a new understanding of environmental stress and community regulation in freshwater and marine systems (with Laura Petes)

Amy J. Burgin, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Microbial interactions between the sulfur, carbon and nitrogen cycles in aquatic ecosystems

Phoebe Dreux Chappell, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program in Chemical Oceanography
Diversity and Iron Ecology of Trichodesmium (with Annette Hynes)

Jessica Liz Clasen, University of California-Irvine
Fundamental differences in the virioplankton of lakes and oceans, and the potential ecological implications

Alison Derry. McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Evolutionary responses of plankton communities to natural and human-induced stress

Daniel Dombrowski, University of colorado at Boulder
Hydrodynamics and chemical coupling: A unified approach to understanding life in the aquatic benthic environment

Kelly Dorgan, University of California Berkeley
An individual-based approach to aquatic ecology: applying burrowing mechanics to benthic ecology

Chris Dupont, J. Craig Venter Institute
Physiological and ecological ramifications of the usage of trace metals by marine phytoplankton

Sophia E. Fox, The Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Laboratory
The ecological effects of nitrogen loading to estuaries: macrophyte and macroinvertebrate communities (with Ylva Olsen)

Tessa Francis, University of Washington
Dynamics at the Aquatic-Terrestrial Interface of Lakes and Coastal Oceans

Blaine D. Griffen, University of Georgia
Redundancy, resiliency, and recovery

Tamara K. Harms, Arizona State University
Contrasting biogeochemical reaction and hydrologic transport as mechanisms determining flux of essential elements from ecosystems

Kristine N. Hopfensperger, Colgate University
Linking community spatiotemporal patterns to ecosystem processes in aquatic ecosystems

Jennifer Howeth, University of Texas at Austin
Metacommunity and invasion dynamics in aquatic ecosystems

Dana Hunt, University of Hawaii, Manoa
Aquatic Microbiology at the microscale

Annette Michelle Hynes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program in Oceanography
Diversity and Iron Ecology of Trichodesmium (with Phoebe Dreux Chappell)

Julie E. Keister, University of Washington
Bio-physical coupling in a coastal upwelling ecosystem

Noreen Kelly, Dalhousie University, Halifax NS Canada
Use of matrix* models in the study of aquatic populations

Carrie E.H. Scheele Kissman, Miami University
Understanding the Indirect Effects of Exotic Invaders and Climate Change on Aquatic Ecosystems

Andrew M. Kramer, University of Georgia
The Allee effect, community resiliency and species recovery, and genetic implications

Laurel Griggs Larsen, USGS
Simulating and predicting the evolution of the aquatic eco-scape

Joel K Llopiz, University of Miami, RSMAS
Trophic linkages in marine planktonic ecosystems: a comparative approach

Ramiro Logares, Uppsala University, Sweden
Evolutionary diversification patterns in aquatic microbes: new molecular technologies for studying population genetics

Daniel Marshalonis, University of South Carolina
Predator-prey interactions and trophodynamics: gelatinous zooplankton as a model

Serena M. Moseman, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Function or failure of marine ecosystems? Macro-and micro-organism interactions mediate environmental change

Craig E. Nelson, UC Santa Barbara
Scales of influence of microbial communities on pelagic biogeochemistry: from molecular interactions to ecosystem processes

Ylva Olsen, The Ecosystems Center, MBL, Woods Hole, MA
The ecological effects of nitrogen loading to estuaries: macrophyte and macroinvertebrate communities (with Sophia Fox)

Eva Ortega-Retuerta, University of Granada
New insights into the ocean carbon cycle: the role of microbes on CDOM and the interface DOM-POM

Denise Lani Pascual, University of Michigan (Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis)
How does the timing and speciation of nitrogen and phosphorus delivery to small, urban reservoirs affect phytoplankton community structure and successional patterns?

Laura E. Petes, Florida State University Coastal & Marine Laboratory
Working towards a new understanding of environmental stress and community regulation in freshwater and marine systems (with Betsy Bancroft)

Brian Le Gare Reid, Center for Ecosystem Studies in Patagonia
The limnology of alluvial ground water basins

Adam M. Reitzel, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Developing and deploying genomic markers for detection of ecological and evolutionary responses in aquatic ecosystems

Alyson Eileen Santoro, Stanford University
Understanding patterns of marine microbial diversity and their relevance to global nutrient cycling

Daniel Sobota, Washington State University, Vancouver Campus
Controls on nitrogen removal in stream and river ecosystems: realized and potential insights from an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach

Amanda C. Spivak, College of William & Mary, Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Resource availability and community composition in seagrass beds

Daniel Edward Spooner, Trent University
Role of stress and catabolism in emergent ecological theory

Maria Vila Costa, University of Georgia
Sulfur cycle in the ocean: from microbes to climate

George G. Waldbusser, UMCES-Chesapeake Biological Laboratory
The Importance of Benthic Infauna to Coastal Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Dynamics

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