Aquatic / Watershed Ecology

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

Associated Faculty

James (Jeb) Byers
James (Jeb) Byers

Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Ecology
Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs and Research
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 194B
Office: 706-583-0012
Fax: 706-542-4819

Krista Capps
Krista Capps

Assistant Professor
Graduate Faculty
Joint appointment: Savannah River Ecology Laboratory

Ecology building, Rm. 121
Office: (706) 542-9673
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Scott Connelly
Scott Connelly

Lecturer
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 20
Office: 706-542-5233
Fax: 706-542-4819

Alan Covich
Alan Covich

Professor
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 139
Office: (706) 542-6006
Fax: 706) 542-4819

John Drake
John Drake

Distinguished Research Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Director, Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 133
Office: 706) 818-4452
Fax: (706) 542-3344

William Fitt
William Fitt

Professor
Graduate Faculty

Biological Sciences building, Rm. 305
Office: (706) 542-3328
Fax: (706) 542-3344

Laurie Fowler
Laurie Fowler

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

River Basin Center
Office: (706) 583-0463
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Byron Freeman
Byron Freeman

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

River Basin Center, Rm. 104
Office: (706) 583-0978
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Craig W. Osenberg
Craig W. Osenberg

Professor
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 25/32
Office: (706) 713-2051
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Catherine Pringle
Catherine Pringle

Distinguished Research Professor
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 133
Office: (706) 583-0462
Fax: (706) 542-3344

Amy Rosemond
Amy Rosemond

Professor
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 189
Office: (706) 542-3903
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Amanda Rugenski
Amanda Rugenski

Lecturer

Ecology building, Rm. 138

Seth Wenger
Seth Wenger

Assistant Professor
Director of Science, River Basin Center
Graduate Faculty

River Basin Center
Office: 706-542-1778

Max Farrell
Max Farrell

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Patrick Stephens

Ecology building, Rm. 194

Upcoming Events

John K. Spencer Memorial 5K Fun Run & Walk

8:30 am

UGA Coliseum Parking Lot S-14,

Ecology Seminar: Alice Boyle

3:30 pm

Ecology Building, Auditorium

Ecology Seminar: Janneke Hille Ris Lambers

3:30 pm

Ecology Building, Auditorium

Odum Lecture: Emily Bernhardt

3:30 pm

Ecology Building, Auditorium

Ecology Seminar: Courtney Murdock

3:30 pm

Ecology Building, Auditorium

Latest News

Ecologists create a new model to predict extinction risk

A new population viability model with an accompanying web app from the UGA River Basin Center is helping scientists to better forecast population changes and extinction risk for imperiled species.

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Ecology Teaching Postdoctoral Program

About The Odum School of Ecology (OSE) at the University of Georgia invites applications from outstanding early-career scientists for a school-supported postdoctoral appointment. They will pursue a collaborative research project

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Chelsea Sexton, BS ’14, helps identify mudworms as potential vectors of domoic acid, a neurotoxin, in the Gulf of Mexico

A new paper coauthored by Chelsea Sexton, BS ’14, finds that a neuorotoxin produced by microscopic algae and consumed by mudworms at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico could end up in human diets via fish and shellfish.

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