Meet the Scientists

Meet Kori Lugar:

University of Houston MS Student

Kori Lugar, MS student at the University of Houston, describes her work on the effects of large mammal grazing on salt marsh invertebrate communities.
Video by Kori Lugar.

Meet Dontrece Smith:

GCE-LTER Field Technician

Dontrece Smith, a GCE-LTER field technician, describes his field and lab work in marsh biogeochemistry.
Video by Tracey Muise, GCE-LTER Schoolyard Participant

Meet Jennifer Ruiz:

Undergraduate Student at the University of Houston

Jennifer Ruiz, undergraduate student at the University of Houston, describes her participation in field work investigating changes in marsh creeks.
Video by Jennifer Ruiz.

A Day In the Life: GCE-LTER Field Technicians at the UGA Marine Institute, Sapelo Island, GA

Six GCE-LTER field technicians standing on a dock
by Christopher W. Cottrell, GCE-LTER Schoolyard Participant/Mentor

Meet Sydney Williams:

University of Florida PhD Student

Sydney Williams, University of Florida Ph.D. student, describes her work in ecosystem service valuation of ribbed mussels in the salt marsh.
Video by Christopher Cottrell and Alicia Beck, GCE-LTER Schoolyard Participants

Meet Youzheng Zhang:

Visiting PhD Student at the University of Houston

Youzheng Zhang, visiting PhD Student at the University of Houston, describes his work on wetland nematode communities.
Video by Youzheng Zhang.

Meet Jasmine Grewal:

Georgia DNR Sea Turtle Technician

Jasmine Grewal, Georgia DNR Sea Turtle Technician, describes her work monitoring and protecting sea turtle nests on Sapelo Island.
Video by Christopher Cottrell and Alicia Beck, GCE-LTER Schoolyard Participants