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Sparkle Malone

Assistant Professor

Biological Sciences

Office: OE 239

Phone: 305-348-1988


Dr. Sparkle Malone is an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Florida International University. Sparkle’s primary research focus is to improve our understanding of how climate and disturbance regimes influence spatial and temporal variability in ecosystem structure and function. Using remote sensing, eddy covariance, and spatial and temporal models she explores questions related to ecosystem condition, sustainability, and vulnerability to climate extremes.