Seagrass research cages

Impacts from herbivore expansion and fertilization of northern Gulf turtlegrass communities

  Funding Source: NSF Division of Ocean Sciences Synopsis: Multiple stressors are currently impacting seagrass beds throughout the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, with two stressors having high potential for […]

Habitat Use and Production Estimates of Nekton in Turtlegrass

  Funding Source: NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program Synopsis: Seagrass is important habitat for a variety of marine and estuarine organisms, especially juveniles of commercially and recreationally important species. For […]

Figure depicting natural and restored marshes in Louisiana (red polygons) that will be sampled as part of the food web research.

Effects of Hydrological Alterations on Coastal Food Webs

  Funding Source: NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program Synopsis: Estuaries are areas where the rivers meet the sea. Changes to quantity and quality of freshwater in coastal areas, therefore, can […]

Martin Lab researchers

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Impacts on Estuarine Flora and Fauna

  Funding Source: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Synopsis: The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill was a disaster that impacted numerous lives, habitat, and economies along the northern Gulf Coast. […]

Researchers placing plants.

Submerged Vegetation Restoration – St. Johns River

    Funding Source: St. Johns River Water Management District Synopsis: Working with Laura Reynolds (UF Soil and Water Science) and Carrie Adams (UF Environmental Horticulture), we are developing new […]