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Faculty and research
Faculty in the Ecology graduate program with research interests in Ecosystem ecology
Professor of Geography and Ecology
Director, Riparia (formerly the Penn State Cooperative Wetlands Center)
Ecology, management, and restoration of wetland and riparian ecosystems.
C. Andrew Cole
Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Ecology
Ecosystem ecology: wetlands, hydrology, restoration, seed banks, plant communities, historical ecology.
Associate Professor of Pedology
Soil formation and biogeochemistry due to land use and ecosystem change; soil and water degradation, and the remediation of soil physical and...
Professor of Woody Plant Physiology, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management
Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology
Plant physiological ecology, ecosystem ecology, climate change biology, root and soil ecology.
Professor of Soil Biogeochemistry
Ecosystem ecology; global change biology; biogeochemistry of nitrogen and carbon cycling in managed and unmanaged ecosystems.
Professor of Biology
Climate change and its effects on life history traits and population and community dynamics.
Assistant Professor of Geography
Landscape and ecosystem ecology. Disturbance ecology & disturbance synergies. Ecosystem simulation models. Climate change and ecosystem carbon...
Senior Research Associate
Associate Professor of Geography and Ecology
Impacts of human disturbance on wetlands; plant community dynamics; theoretical applied ecology; landscape analysis.