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Evelyn Gaiser

Title: Endowed George Barley Eminent Scholars Chair, Professor

Phone: 305-348-3095


Curriculum Vitae

Department(s): School of Environment, Arts and Society, Center for Aquatic Chemistry and Environment, Tropical Conservation Institute

Dr. Gaiser is an aquatic ecologist interested in drivers of long-term change in lakes and wetlands. 

Research Areas

Her research focuses on algal communities, particularly the unusual microbial mats of karst wetlands around the world. Her lab uses surveys, experiments and paleoecological studies to address the mechanisms of community assembly over long temporal and broad spatial scales, and results are often directly incorporated into ecosystem assessment and restoration. Dr. Gaiser is lead Principal Investigator of the Florida Coastal Everglades LTER program and former Executive Director of the School of Environment, Arts and Society.

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