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James Fourqurean

Title: Director of the Center for Coastal Oceans Research (CCOR), Professor

Office: OE 227; Labs VH 310 and 321

Phone: 305-348-4084

Email: fourqure@fiu.edu

Department(s): Biological Sciences, Center for Aquatic Chemistry and Environment, Institute of Water and Environment, Center for Coastal Oceans Research, Southeast Environmental Research Center

Education 

  • Ph.D. 1992. University of Virginia, Department of Environmental Sciences.
  • M.S. 1987. University of Virginia, Department of Environmental Sciences.
  • B.A. 1983. University of Virginia, Departments of Biology and Environmental Sciences.

Research Areas

Dr. Fourqurean's laboratory investigates biogeochemical cycling, ecological competition and food web structure in shallow water coastal marine ecosystems, with an emphasis on seagrass meadows and mangrove forests around the world and the cycling and sequestration of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus.

Visit the Seagrass Ecosystems Research Lab