People

Faculty

The faculty of the department are listed alphabetically below. Each individual faculty member’s name is a link to more detailed information including their email address and other contact information, a description of the research in which that individual is currently engaged, and selected recent publications.

Berg, Peter  · Research Professor · Ecology

Eddy correlation measurements and applied modeling in the benthic environment

 {Profile»}
Biggs, Thomas  · Lecture Professor · Geosciences

Petrology; economic geology; regional geology; geomorphology; soil biogeochemistry

 {Profile»}
Blum, Linda K.  · Research Associate Professor · Ecology

Microbial abundance, productivity and community structure in estuarine systems; microbe-plant interactions; effects of microbial community structure on processes.

 {Profile»}
Carr, David E.  · Research Associate Professor · Ecology

Evolutionary ecology, population, quantitative, and ecological genetics.

 {Profile»}
Davis, Robert E.  · Professor · Atmospheric Sciences

Synoptic and applied climatology, statistical climatology, climatic change, bioclimatology.

 {Profile»}
De Wekker, Stephan F.J.  · Associate Professor · Atmospheric Sciences

Boundary-layer meteorology, mountain meteorology, mesoscale modeling, land-atmosphere interactions

 {Profile»}
Epstein, Howard E.  · Professor · Ecology

Ecosystem and plant community ecologist; climate-plant-soil interactions: grassland, shrubland and tundra ecosystems; field studies, remote sensing and simulation modeling

 {Profile»}
Galloway, James N.  · Sidman P. Poole Professor · Geosciences

Biogeochemistry at watershed, regional and global scales.

 {Profile»}
Garstang, Michael  · Distinguished Investigator and Research Professor · Atmospheric Sciences

Tropical marine and continental meteorology; convective storms; trace gas and aerosol transports, animal communication.

 {Profile»}
Grise, Kevin  · Assistant Professor · Atmospheric Sciences

Atmosphere and climate dynamics, climate variability and change

 {Profile»}
Hayden, Bruce  · Professor Emeritus · Atmospheric Sciences

Dynamic climatology and bioclimatology

 {Profile»}
Haynes, Kyle  · Research Associate Professor · Ecology

Landscape, population, and community ecology; movement behavior; plant-herbivore-predator interactions.

 {Profile»}
Herman, Janet S.  · Professor and Director, PIRCH · Geosciences

Low-temperature aqueous geochemistry, kinetics of water-rock interactions, geochemical modeling, groundwater in karst terrains

 {Profile»}
Howard, Alan D.  · Professor · Geosciences

Fluvial geomorphology and quantitative methods

 {Profile»}
Keene, William C.  · Retired Research Professor · Atmospheric Sciences

Multiphase tropospheric chemistry, oxidation processes, atmosphere-biosphere interactions, global change, measurement techniques

 {Profile»}
Lawrence, Deborah  · Professor · Ecology

Nutrient cycling in primary and secondary tropical rainforests; relating biodiversity and ecosystem function; ecosystem sustainability

 {Profile»}
Lerdau, Manuel  · Professor · Ecology

Environmental & evolutionary physiology, ecosystem ecology, biosphere-atmosphere interactions

 {Profile»}
Macko, Stephen A.  · Professor · Geosciences

Biogeochemistry, marine organic geochemistry and stable isotope geochemistry

 {Profile»}
McGlathery, Karen  · Professor · Ecology

Aquatic ecology, biogeochemical controls on estuarine nutrient dynamics, ecophysiology of algae and seagrasses, marine conservation and management.

 {Profile»}
Mills, Aaron L.  · Professor · Hydrology

Microbial ecology, microbial transformations of groundwater pollutants, bacterial transport through porous media

 {Profile»}
Moody, Jennie L.  · Research Associate Professor · Atmospheric Sciences

Meteorology; Weather Forecasting; Remote Sensing; Tracing sources of tropospheric ozone, atmospheric aerosols and precipitation acidity

 {Profile»}
Nelson, Bruce W.  · Professor Emeritus · Hydrology

Sedimentation and estuarine processes, estuarine chemistry as influenced by land-use practices. Deltaic sedimentation.

 {Profile»}
Pace, Michael L.  · Professor and Department Chair · Ecology

Aquatic ecosystems, food webs, carbon cycling, biogeochemistry, microbial ecology

 {Profile»}
Porter, John H.  · Research Associate Professor · Ecology

Mammalian dispersal, population, community and landscape ecology, multivariate statistics, remote-sensing and geographical information systems, data management.

 {Profile»}
Pusede, Sally  · Assistant Professor · Atmospheric Science

Tropospheric chemistry, emission patterns, air pollution, atmosphere-biosphere interactions.

 {Profile»}
Ray, G. Carleton  · Research Professor · Ecology

Coastal-marine ecology, conservation and policy; polar ecology; coastal-marine biological diversity and ecological processes; marine mammals and fishes.

 {Profile»}
Reidenbach, Matthew  · Associate Professor · Hydrology

Environmental fluid dynamics; Transport and mixing in estuaries and coral reefs; Biomechanics of marine organisms; Coastal ecosystem resilience and shoreline protection

 {Profile»}
Rice, Karen C.  · Research Assistant Professor · Geosciences

Watershed biogeochemical processes; climatic drivers of hydrologic change

 {Profile»}
Roulston, T’ai H.  · Research Associate Professor · Ecology

Plant-pollinator interactions; evolutionary ecology; habitat fragmentation; invasive species; bee biology.

 {Profile»}
Ruddiman, William F.  · Professor Emeritus · Geosciences

Marine Geology, Paleoclimatology; paleoceanography.

 {Profile»}
Scanlon, Todd  · Associate Professor · Hydrology

Land-atmosphere interaction; climate-vegetation modeling; and catchment hydrology

 {Profile»}
Shugart, H.H.  · W.W. Corcoran Professor of Natural History · Ecology

Global change; systems ecology; forest ecosystem analysis and dynamics; ornithology.

 {Profile»}
Smith, David E.  · Professor and Associate Chairman · Ecology

Biological oceanography, marine ecology, and invertebrate zoology.

 {Profile»}
Smith, Thomas M.  · Associate Professor · Ecology

Theoretical ecology, vegetation modeling, global ecology.

 {Profile»}
Swap, Bob  · Research Professor · Ecology

Atmospheric, aerosol and trace gas transports/
characterizations; atmosphere/biosphere interactions

 {Profile»}
Thomson, Vivian  · Professor

Joint appointment with the Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics

 {Profile»}
Wiberg, Patricia L.  · Professor · Hydrology

Sediment transport, coastal oceanography, geological fluid mechanics.

 {Profile»}
Yang, Xi  · Assistant Professor · Ecology

Remote sensing; terrestrial ecology; plant physiology.

 {Profile»}