Coastal and Marine Ecology Lab

Department of Environmental Sciences

University of Virginia


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Coastal and Marine Ecology Lab

Department of Environmental Sciences

University of Virginia


Home        Karen McGlathery        Research        The Lab Group        Publications        Photos

 

Alumni

Thomas Mozder

Degree: Ph.D., 2009

Dissertation: Variation in the availability and utilization of dissolved organic nitrogen by the smooth cordgrass, Spartina alterniflora

Advisors: Jay Zieman and Karen McGlathery

Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Andrew Hume

Degree: M.S., 2008

Thesis: Dissolved oxygen fluxes and ecosystem metabolism in an eelgrass (Zostera marina) meadow measured with the novel eddy correlation technique

Advisors: Karen McGlathery and Peter Berg

Current Position: Research assistant at the Scottish Association for Marine Science in Oban, Scotland


Matthew Long

Degree: M.S., 2007

Thesis: The role of organic acid exudates in liberating phosphorus from seagrass-vegetated carbonate sediments

Advisors: Karen McGlathery and Jay Zieman

Current Position: Doctoral Student, University of Virginia


Mads Solgaard Thomsen

Degree: Ph.D. 2004

Dissertation: Macroalgal distribution patterns and ecological performances in a tidal coastal lagoon, with emphasis on the non-indigenous Codium fragile ssp. tomentosoides.

Advisor: Karen McGlathery

Current Position: Adjunct Lecturer, Centre for Ecosystem Management, Edith Cowan University, Australia

http://www.sons.ecu.edu.au/staff/mthomsen.php

International Post Doctorial Fellow, Department of Zoology, University of Florida

http://www.sillimanlab.com/people-thomsen.php


Sarah Elizabeth Lawson

Degree: M.S. 2004, Ph.D. 2008

Thesis: Sediment suspension as a control on light availability in a coastal lagoon

Dissertation: Physical and biological controls on sediment and nutrient fluxes in a temperate lagoon

Advisor: Karen McGlathery and Pat Wiberg

Current Position: Rainwater Management Solutions


Jennifer Lynn Rosinksi

Degree: Ph.D., 2003

Dissertation: Controls on benthic biodiversity and trophic interactions in a temperate coastal lagoon.

Advisor: Karen McGlathery

Anna Christina Tyler

Degree: Ph.D., 2002

Dissertation: Impact of Benthic Algae on Dissolved Organic Nitrogen in a Temperate, Coastal Lagoon.

Advisor: Karen McGlathery

Current Position: Research Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY


Amy L. Giannotti

Degree: M.S. 1999

Thesis: Grazing control of marine macroalga Ulva sp. by the mud snail Ilyanassa obsoleta in a barrier island lagoon system of the Virginia Coast Reserve.

Advisor: Karen McGlathery

Current Position: The Cambrian Foundation and Florida Department of Environmental Protection


Diane Barnes

Degree: M.S. 2004,

Thesis: Use of benthic macroinvertebrates to assess impacts of agricultural land use in nontidal coastal plain streams

Advisor: Karen McGlathery

Current Position: The Nature Conservancy, VA


Travis Robertson

Degree: M.S. 2009

Thesis: Effects of seagrass structure on bacterial community structure

Advisor: Karen McGlathery, Pat Wiberg, Linda Bloom