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Category: Water

Environmental science alumna studying urban streams

an urban stream

Emily Taylor (B.S. 2016) studies urban streams. Specifically, she examines how urbanization is impacting ecosystem metabolism and nutrient cycling. Ecosystem metabolism describes the coupled processes of primary production and ecosystem respiration. Primary production is the… Read More

NSF Fellow in SNRE – Ben Lowe

By Patrick Farrar Four outstanding graduate students in UF’s School of Natural Resources and Environment have received the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards from the National Science Foundation. The highly-competitive five-year fellowship grants them substantial… Read More

NSF Fellow in SNRE – Adam Searles

By Patrick Farrar Four outstanding graduate students in UF’s School of Natural Resources and Environment have received the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards from the National Science Foundation. The highly-competitive five-year fellowship grants them substantial… Read More

SNRE graduate student wins ecological Best Talk award

view of beach and Gulf of Mexico

Kwan Kim, an Interdisciplinary Ecology graduate student in the UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment, won the Best Student Talk Award from the Ecological Society of America (ESA). The competition was held in August… Read More

Research finds inland fisheries key to achieving U.N. goals

two people in a boat fishing with a net.

Interdisciplinary research finds inland fisheries are a key component to enhancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Researchers, including doctoral candidate Gretchen Stokes (UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment), found inland fishery services are… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local… Read More

Graduate student’s research focuses on saltmarsh-mangrove ecotone

two women putting up fence in saltmarsh

Interdisciplinary Ecology doctoral student Julie Walker recently published research on the saltmarsh-mangrove ecotone. Specifically, the study examined the changing vegetation composition between the two ecosystems. Walker also wanted to know how that change impacts community… Read More