Research Overview

FIU Marine Biology

Dr. Peter J. Lavrentyev
University of Akron

Microbial ecology; aquatic protist ecology, taxonomy, and biology.

Dr. Wayne S. Gardner
University of Texas at Austin
Marine Science Institute
Nitrogen dynamics in aquatic ecosystems; nutrient-organism interaction.

Dr. James B. Cotner
University of Michigan
Freshwater microbial ecology and biogeochemistry, phosphorus cycles

Dr. John T. Lamkin
NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center
Bluefin tuna population dynamics, ichthyoplankton distribution.

Project Information

High-Resolution Mapping of the Effect of Hypoxia on the Living Resources on the Louisiana Shelf

Bacterioplankton in the western Gulf of Mexico: Analysis by epifluorescence microscopy and flow cytometry

Microbial growth rates and grazing losses and the role of bacteria with high and low apparent DNA content

Microbial ammonium regeneration in the Mississippi River plume

Gordon Gunter cruise, May 2002