The Nielsen Lab
Marine Ecology
Science of the salty, the slimy & the spineless in the sea
 
Lab Phone: 707.664.2370

Current Graduate Students

Suzanne Garcia

Jill

Project:

The influence of source waters on phytoplankton community structure in Point Reyes National Seashore and Bodega Bay, California

email: garcia@seawolf.sonoma.edu


Jill Stokes

Jill
Project:

Physiological ecology of the intertidal kelp Saccharina sessilis

email: stokesji@seawolf.sonoma.edu


Preston Malm

Preston
Project:

Trophic subsidies: links between rocky and sandy shore ecosystems

email: malm@seawolf.sonoma.edu


Heather Knoll (California Sea Grant Trainee)

Heather
Project:

Postelsia palmaeformis in the face of human exploitation: mechanisms of population persistence.

email: hrknoll@gmail.com


 

Former Graduate Students

Adele Paquin

Adele

M.S. (2012) Seasonal and event scale forcing phytoplnakton abundance and taxonomic composition in the surfzone of an open-coast rocky shore

 

 

email: adele.paquin@gmail.com


Marian Parker

Marian

M.S. (2009) Reproductive output of Balanus glandula and Chthamalus spp.: evidence of oceanography’s potential to trump competitive exclusion

Current Position: Biology Teacher, Casa Grande High School, Petaluma, CA

 


Megan Wood  (EPA STAR Fellow)

M.S. (2008) Reproductive output of a keystone predator and its preferred prey: the differential influence of oceanographic regime and local habitat.

 

Current Position: Research Technician, Nielsen Lab, Sonoma State University


Sarah Ann Thompson (California Sea Grant Trainee)

M.S. (2007) Balancing conservation with commercial use: an experiment to guide sustainable exploitation of an ecologically vulnerable kelp.

Current Position: Staff Scientist & Database Manager - Farallon Institute for Advanced Ecosystem Research

email:farlowia@gmail.com


Lab Technician


Megan Wood

 

(Former) Lab Technician


Adele Paquin

Lab Phone: 707.664.2370

 

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