Ecosystem Ecology / Biogeochemistry

biogeochemistry iconEcosystem ecology is the study of the interactions among living things and their physical environment. Biogeochemistry is the study of the chemical, physical, geological and biological processes that govern ecosystems. Both are concerned with how energy moves through ecosystems.

Associated Faculty

Ford Ballantyne
Ford Ballantyne

Associate Professor
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 164
Office: 706-542-2437
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

Alan Covich
Alan Covich

Professor
Graduate Faculty

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

Jasmine Crumsey Forde
Jasmine Crumsey Forde

Lecturer and Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Ecology building, Rm. 134
Office: (706) 542-6032

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

Ricardo Holdo
Ricardo Holdo

Associate Professor and Odum Chair
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 188-B
Office: (706) 542-0075
Fax: (706) 542-3344

Elizabeth King
Elizabeth King

Associate Professor
Graduate Faculty
Joint Appointment: Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources

Biological Sciences building, Rm. 710
Office: (706) 542-1348

Jacqueline Mohan
Jacqueline Mohan

Associate Professor
Graduate Faculty

Biological Sciences building, Rm. 708
Office: (706)-542-3363
Fax: (706) 542-3363

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

Nina Wurzburger
Nina Wurzburger

Associate Professor
Graduate Faculty

Ecology building, Rm. 135
Office: (706) 542-5109
Fax: (706) 542-4819

Kaitlin Farrell
Kaitlin Farrell

Academic Professional

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

Upcoming Events

Exhibition: Creatures of the Night

8:00 am

Ecology Building, Atrium

Exhibition: Creatures of the Night

8:00 am

Ecology Building, Atrium

Exhibition: Creatures of the Night

8:00 am

Ecology Building, Atrium

Exhibition: Creatures of the Night

8:00 am

Ecology Building, Atrium

ICON & Ecology Dissertation Defense: Jessica Chappell

2:00 pm

Forestry Resources Building 3, Keadle Conference Room

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