Aquatics / Watershed EcologyThe study of marine and freshwater organisms and ecosystems, including their interface with the land.

Associated Faculty

Seth Wenger
Seth Wenger

Assistant Professor
Director of Science, River Basin Center
Graduate Faculty

Office: 706-542-1778

Amanda Rugenski
Amanda Rugenski

Lecturer

University of Georgia Room 138, Ecology Bldg. Athens, GA 30602-2202

Amy Rosemond
Amy Rosemond

Professor
Graduate Faculty

University of Georgia, Room 189, Ecology Bldg. Athens, GA 30602
Office: (706) 542-3903
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Catherine Pringle
Catherine Pringle

Distinguished Research Professor
Graduate Faculty

Office: (706) 583-0462
Fax: (706) 542-3344

Craig W. Osenberg
Craig W. Osenberg

Professor
Graduate Faculty

University of Georgia Room 25/32, Ecology Building Athens, GA 30602
Office: (706) 713-2051
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Byron Freeman
Byron Freeman

Senior Public Service Associate and Director of the Georgia Museum of Natural History
Graduate Faculty

University of Georgia Room 104, River Basin Center Athens, GA 30602
Office: (706) 583-0978
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Laurie Fowler
Laurie Fowler

Executive Director for Public Service and External Affairs and Director of Policy, River Basin Center
Graduate Faculty

University of Georgia River Basin Center Athens, GA 30602
Office: (706) 583-0463
Fax: (706) 542-4819

William Fitt
William Fitt

Professor
Graduate Faculty

University of Georgia Room 305, Biological Sciences Bldg. Athens, GA 30602
Office: (706) 542-3328
Fax: (706) 542-3344

John Drake
John Drake

Distinguished Research Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Graduate Faculty

University of Georgia Room 133, Ecology Bldg. Athens, GA 30602
Office: 706) 818-4452
Fax: (706) 542-3344

Alan Covich
Alan Covich

Professor
Graduate Faculty

University of Georgia Room 139, Ecology Bldg. Athens, GA 30602
Office: (706) 542-6006
Fax: 706) 542-4819

Scott Connelly
Scott Connelly

Lecturer
Graduate Faculty

Office: 706-542-5233
Fax: 706-542-4819

Krista Capps
Krista Capps

Assistant Professor
Graduate Faculty

University of Georgia, Room 121, Ecology Building Athens, GA 30602
Office: (706) 542-9673
Fax: (706) 542-4819

James (Jeb) Byers
James (Jeb) Byers

Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Ecology
Graduate Faculty

University of Georgia Room 194B, Ecology Bldg. Athens, GA 30602-2202
Office: 706-583-0012
Fax: 706-542-4819

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