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Craig W. Osenberg

Graduate Faculty
University of Georgia
Room 121, Ecology Building
Athens, GA 30602

Office: (706) 713-2051
Fax: (706) 542-4819
email: osenberg@uga.edu

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PhD - 1988 - Michigan State University (Kellogg Biological Station)

BA - 1980 - University of California Santa Barbara

Research Interests

  • Aquatic ecology (marine and freshwater)
  • Population ecology
  • Community ecology
  • Theoretical ecology

Research Projects

  • Coral reefs dynamics, including vermetid-coral interactions, habitat quality and configuration and fish dynamics
  • Meta-analysis
  • The design of marine protected areas (and analysis of large-scale perturbations)
  • Size-structured interactions, density-dependence, and population dynamics
  • Soil carbon dynamics

Selected Publications

Brown, A, TK Frazer, JS Shima, CW Osenberg. 2016. Mass mortality of the vermetid gastropod, Ceraesignum maximum. Coral Reefs 35:1027-1032. DOI 10.1007/s00338-016-1438-8

Jiao, J, SS Pilyguin, CW Osenberg. 2016. Movement of predators and prey alters the strength of trophic cascades in marine protected areas. Ecosphere 7(8):e01421. DOI 10.1002/ecs2.1421

Thiault, L, L Kernaleguen, CW Osenberg, J Claudet.  2016.  Progressive-change BACIPS: a flexible approach for environmental impact assessment.  Methods in Ecology and Evolution.  (in press). DOI 10.1111/2041-210X.12655

Van Groenigen, KJ, X Qi, CW Osenberg, Y Luo, BA Hungate. 2014. Faster decomposition under increased atmospheric CO2 limits soil carbon storage. Science 344: 508-509.Doi: 10.1126/science.1249534

Langebrake J, L Riotte-Lambert, CW Osenberg, P De Leenheer. 2012. A differential movement model for marine protected areas. Journal of Mathematical Biology 64:667-696.

McCoy MW, AC Stier, CW Osenberg.2012. Emergent effects of multiple predators on prey survival: the importance of depletion and the functional response. Ecology Letters 15: 1449–1456. doi: 10.1111/ele.12005.

Stier, AC and CW Osenberg. 2010. Propagule redirection: habitat availability reduces colonization and increases recruitment in reef fishes.Ecology 91:2826-2832.

Claudet, J, CW Osenberg and 19 others. 2010. Marine reserves: fish life history and ecological traits matter. Ecological Applications 20:830-839.

Shima, J and C.W. Osenberg. 2003. Cryptic density dependence: effects of spatio-temporal variation among reef fish populations. Ecology 84:46-52.

Osenberg, C.W., O. Sarnelle, S.D. Cooper, and R.D. Holt. 1999. Resolving ecological questions through meta-analysis: goals, metrics and models. Ecology 80:1105-1117.

Download Vitae: CV-2016-08-Osenberg.pdf

Craig W. Osenberg