Graduate Students

 

 

Jamee Adams

Nutrient cycling

Phosphorus biogeochemistry

 

Julia Chavarry

Food Web Ecology

 

Christian Fender

Zooplankton ecology, particularly of gelatinous species

Estimates of carbon export to the deep and the mechanisms by which zooplankton influence it

 

Kiefer Forsch

Iron biogeochemistry

Iron supply and cycling in productive planktonic ecosystems

 

Shailja Gangrade

Biophysical Interactions

Physical and ecological drivers of plankton/fish spatial distribution

 

John Irving

Biogeochemical Modeling
Bottom up controls of lower trophic level biomass

 

Rob Lampe

Eukaryotic phytoplankton

Phytoplankton responses to altered nitrogen, iron, and pCO2.  
Diatom biodiversity

 

Caroline Lowcher

California Current upwelling system

Coastal processes and dynamics of upwelling systems. Observational oceanography of boundary curre

 

Stephanie Matthews

Zooplankton ecology

Plankton community structure and trophic interactions

 

Kelley McBride

Biophysical interactions

Cross-shore plankton transport influenced by nonlinear internal waves

 

Sarah Schwenck

Microbial ecology

Phytoplankton, bacteria, and virus interactions as well as microbial nutrient cycling

 

Monica Thukral

Phytoplankton Ecology & Metabolites

 

Ralph Riley Torres

Organic Matter Cycling

Organic matter biogeochemistry

Chemical characterization and transformations of organic nitrogen

 

 

Wiley Wolfe

Chemical sensor development

Seawater carbonate chemistry in the CCE/CalCOFI region

 

 

Natalie Yingling

Plankton ecology

Biological carbon pump