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 Research and Operations
Graduate Program Faculty

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

Krista Capps
Krista Capps

Assistant Professor
Graduate Program Faculty
Joint appointment: Savannah River Ecology Laboratory

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

Scott Connelly
Scott Connelly

Lecturer
Academic Coordinator
Graduate Program Faculty

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

Alan Covich
Alan Covich

Professor Emeritus
Graduate Program 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 Program Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 26
Office: 706) 818-4452
Fax: (706) 542-3344

William Fitt
William Fitt

Professor
Graduate Program Faculty

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

Laurie Fowler
Laurie Fowler

Senior Public Service Associate Emeritus
Graduate Program Faculty

River Basin Center
Office: (706) 583-0463

Byron Freeman
Byron Freeman

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

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

Craig W. Osenberg
Craig W. Osenberg

Professor
Graduate Program Faculty
Graduate Coordinator

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

Benjamin Parrott
Benjamin Parrott

Assistant Professor
Graduate Program Faculty
Joint appointment: Savannah River Ecology Laboratory

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
Office: (803) 725-6328
Fax: (803) 725-7471

Catherine Pringle
Catherine Pringle

Distinguished Research Professor
Graduate Program Faculty

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

Amy Rosemond
Amy Rosemond

Professor
Graduate Program Faculty

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

Amanda Rugenski
Amanda Rugenski

Lecturer and Undergraduate Coordinator
Graduate Program Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 138
Office: (706) 542-9314

John Wares
John Wares

Professor
Graduate Program Faculty
Joint appointment: Dept. of Genetics, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences

Davison Life Sciences Complex, Rm. C326B
Office: (706) 542-7720

Seth Wenger
Seth Wenger

Associate Professor
Director of Science, River Basin Center
Graduate Program Faculty

River Basin Center
Office: 706-583-0463

Kaitlin Farrell
Kaitlin Farrell

Academic Professional

310 Science Learning Center
Office: (706) 542-5342

Alexander Strauss
Alexander Strauss

Assistant Professor
Graduate Program Faculty

Raven Bier
Raven Bier

Courtesy Faculty
Assistant Research Scientist, Savannah River Ecology Research Laboratory
Graduate Program Faculty

P.O. Drawer E, Aiken, SC 29802
Office: (803) 725-9726

Latest News

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New video from the SFS Emerge program, which aims to increase diversity and inclusion in aquatic science, highlights participant experiences.

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2022 Ecology Graduate Student Symposium postponed to Feb. 11-12

The Odum School of Ecology Graduate Student Symposium will take place Jan. 21-22, 2022, in the Ecology building auditorium and online.

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Flexing our mussels

Prof. John Wares and personnel from Warnell, Albany State and the Flint Riverquarium teamed up to learn more about Georgia’s freshwater mussels.

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