Guangsheng Chen

Research Fellow III, GIS and Remote Sensing

Office: 4333
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Chen assesses the effects of multiple environmental forces, land management, and disturbances on carbon, water, and nitrogen fluxes and storage through integrating the modeling, remote sensing and geospatial analysis approaches.

John Gilbert

Advisor Natural Resources III, Asst. Director, SDFEC

Office: 3418
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Gilbert assists in all levels of forest management of the Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center, including the management of its 5,350 acres, the center's GIS system, and the facilitation of activities and instruction for user groups.

William Harges

Will Harges

Research Assistant III

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Harges works with the Southern Forest Nursery Management Cooperative to plan, implement, and communicate applied research to the Nursery Cooperative members as well as the forest nursery community. The research he conducts is focused on seedling quality, production, and outplanting survival.

Sabahattin Isik

Research Associate II, Hydrology

Office: 4321
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Isik collects, synthesizes, and analyzes environmental, meteorological, soil, and water data to test new modules of the Wetland Water Quality model (WetQual) beside maintaining the development of the WetQual.

Brian Klingbeil

Postdoctoral Fellow, Wildlife Sciences

Office: 3221
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Klingbeil studies how environmental changes (energy availability, land use, and climate) influence biodiversity of North American birds to develop predictive models that can inform conservation decisions.

John Kush

Research Fellow IV, Ecology

Office: 3431
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Kush performs research related to forest stand dynamics, fire ecology, and restoration ecology; teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in these subject areas; and is an affiliate faculty with the Office of University Writing.

Steven Madere

Research Assistant I

Office: 4401
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Madere is assisting with assessing wild pig impacts on water and soil quality, as well as performing disease sampling and testing.

Luis Mendez

Research Assistant I, Plant Pathology

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Mendez will be managing Dr. Eckhardt's lab, and he will be using his knowledge of plant pathology to help graduate students with their projects.

Carolyn Moore

Research Assistant II, Wildlife Sciences

Office: 3236E
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Moore is currently working as the project coordinator for the Alabama Eastern Wild Turkey Research Project.

Chad Newbolt

Research Associate III, Wildlife Sciences

Office: 3417
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Newbolt manages research operations at the Deer Research Laboratory facility in Camp Hill, Ala., and assists graduate students with current projects. His primary research interests include ungulate reproductive ecology and wildlife census methods.

Nina Payne

Research Assistant IV, Forestry

Office: PLB
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Payne plans and conducts field research and disseminates information related to herbicide use, weed control and other production issues in bareroot and container nurseries for the Southern Forest Nursery Management Cooperative.

Michael Ramirez

Michael Ramirez

Research Associate II, Forestry

Office: 4301
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Ramirez provides research and ecological monitoring support to the Natural Resources Management Branch at Fort Benning to ensure the sustainable management and restoration of military training lands.

Nancy Sandoval

Research Assistant I, Wildlife Sciences

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Sandoval collects data for wild pig research on Lowndes Wildlife Management Area via game cameras and GPS/VHF collars and traps, handles, and processes pigs during collar deployment and removal sessions.

Richard Stanton Jr

Richard Stanton, Jr.

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Stanton is developing models of population dynamics and regulation in migratory birds that inform decision analyses and identify priority regions for habitat management.

Tom Stokes

Research Associate III, Forestry

Office: 4345
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Stokes develops research protocols, conducts field research and disseminates research results on water and carbon relations, environmental and silvicultural influences on physiological response, and physiological mechanisms controlling productivity in forest trees.

Brian Williams

Research Associate II, Wildlife Sciences

Office: 3417
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Williams oversees a research project focused on the habits, impacts, and management of wild pigs on Lowndes Wildlife Management Area.

Miriam Wyman

Instructor, Natural Resources

Office: 3207
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Wyman teaches courses within the human dimensions of natural resources field on topics that include conservation social science, environmental education, environmental interpretation, ecotourism, and conflict and collaboration in natural resource management.

Jia Yang

Research Fellow II, Ecosystem Modeling, GIS and Remote Sensing

Office: 3429
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Yang investigates the dynamics of ecosystem structure and functioning in context of environmental changes (such as climate change, rising CO2 concentration, and land cover change) by using ecosystem modeling, spatial analysis and remote sensing.