Assistant Professor and FCE Co-PI, John Kominoski and collaborators, Chris McVoy and Jim Brock, are investigating the foundational role of floc in the structural and functional attributes of the ridge and slough ecosystems of the Central Everglades.
Graduate student David Lagomasino downloading surface water flow data at SRS-1
Two devices, each of which measure water velocity; on the right is an acoustic device that is permanently maintained at Gumbo Limbo by PI Rene Price; on the left is a 3D camera with a long fiberoptic lens, deployed for testing purposes by collaborator Evan Variano.
Dr. Price testing groundwater salinity at SRS-6
Red mangrove juvenile mangroves and mangrove peat soils at the wetland mesocosm facility. Plants were exposed to phosphorus addition and defolitation, mimicing effects of marine storms on coastal mangrove ecosystems.
Jessica Lee holding a largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides)