Ecosystem Experts

We study and improve organisms and ecological communities, spanning both land and sea.

Understanding Our Planet

Working at the intersection of basic and applied life sciences, our researchers confront local problems and solve global challenges.

Our topics of interest and levels of analysis range from the study of single species to entire ecosystems. Whether studying jellyfish blooms or biomarkers of exposure, our students, staff and faculty are passionate about understanding the living world and applying ecological principles to solving societal challenges.

Explore Applied Ecology