Colorado mountains

Estuarine Ecology

Climate drivers of Spartina marsh production on the Georgia coast

Poster Number:  324 Presenter/Primary Author:  Kazimierz Wieski Global climate changes are altering functioning of the earth’s ecosystems. Tidal saltmarshes are threatened by sea level rise and changes in weather patterns.

Florida Coastal Everglades Long-Term Ecological Research Program: Overview of FCE III

Poster Number:  283 Presenter/Primary Author:  Evelyn Gaiser The Florida Coastal Everglades Long Term Ecological Research (FCE LTER) site is located in South Florida, where the expansive coastal Everglades wilderness interacts with an urban and agricultural


Nutrient effects on Spartina patens decomposition dynamics in a New England salt marsh

Poster Number:  206 Presenter/Primary Author:  Meghan Short Organic matter decomposition is a crucial process in salt marshes, determining their status as carbon sinks or sources and affecting their ability to maintain elevation with sea level.

Ecosystem-atmosphere interactions in a New England salt marsh (PIE LTER)

Poster Number:  189 Presenter/Primary Author:  Inke Forbrich Analyzing the response of salt marsh vegetation to tidal influences is important to understand if or how they can adapt to changes in sea level.

Gracilaria vermiculophylla in the Virginia coastal bays: Effects of a non-native macroalga on nitrogen dynamics, trophic cascades, and public health

Poster Number:  119 Presenter/Primary Author:  Dana Gulbransen Gracilaria vermiculophylla is a cryptic, invasive red macroalga that is native to Southeast Asia and has invaded many temperate estuaries in North America and Europe.

Background Photo by: Nicole Hansen - Jornada (JRN) LTER