The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Wetland ecosystems

Faculty in the Ecology graduate program with research interests in Wetland ecosystems

Robert Brooks
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.

Patrick Drohan
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... Read more

Jennifer Macalady
Associate Professor of Geosciences

Microbial ecology; microbial role in weathering and soil processes; controls on microbial diversity; ecological interactions in microbially dominated... Read more

Denice Wardrop
Senior Research Associate
Associate Professor of Geography and Ecology

Impacts of human disturbance on wetlands; plant community dynamics; theoretical applied ecology; landscape analysis.