College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
University of Alaska Fairbanks (Fairbanks)
Areas of expertise
- Fisheries and ocean science
Soft-sediment (benthic) seafloor communities, primarily in the polar regions.
Invertebrate and microbial communities and the role of these communities in the functioning
of polar ecosystems. Topics of interest include processing of organic matter by seafloor
organisms, marine biodiversity and food webs, molecular approaches to marine ecology,
and environmental influences on seafloor communities.