The Warnell School has many faculty members who are experts on a diverse number of topics. If you know which area of expertise you need comments for, you can contact them directly:
Contact Jennings at (706) 542-4837 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of expertise: The effects of development and sedimentation on fish populations and fish survivability in rivers and streams, fish ecology, fisheries biology and management, and fish population dynamics, Georgia fisheries and aquaculture
Contact Peterson at (706) 583-2944 or email@example.com
Areas of expertise: The reintroduction of native fish species in local rivers and lakes (particularly in Georgia and Michigan), the smallmouth bass fishery in the Beaver Archipelago of northern Lake Michigan, recruitment dynamics of lake sturgeon in Black Lake, and sturgeon aquaculture in Georgia.
James T. Peterson
Contact Peterson at (706) 542-1166 or Peterson@warnell.uga.edu
Areas of expertise: Fish ecology, Fish sampling and population estimation techniques, Fish population dynamics and quantitative modeling.
James L. Shelton, Jr.
Contact Shelton at (706) 542-3108 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of expertise: Fisheries, aquaculture, water quality, aquatic weeds, pond management, threatened aquatic species, water quality management in aquaculture, and fisheries biology.
Susan Bennett Wilde
Contact Wilde at (706) 542-3346 or email@example.com
Areas of expertise: algal taxonomy, aquatic ecology, reservoir limnology, invasive aquatic plants and animals, impacts and management of harmful algal blooms
Contact Winn at (706) 369-5858 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of expertise: Using genetically modified or transgenic fish to study how various chemicals and other agents affect natural aquatic ecosystems and, possibly, human health.
Contact Bettinger at (706) 542-1187 or email@example.com
Areas of expertise: forest planning, forest management, geographic information systems, forest operations, and global positioning systems. He is also a Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Artificial Intelligence.
Contact Coder at (706) 542-9050 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of expertise: Tree biology, urban forestry, community trees, tree health care, arboriculture, aboritecture, landscape trees, tree pollen, fall leaf color, drought and trees, lightning and trees, tree biomechanics, tree structure, tree hazards, construction damage and trees, tree appraisal, urban forest ecology, storm damage and trees, and cultural and physiological connection with trees.
Kamal J. Gandhi
Contact Gandhi at (706) 542-4614, (706) 247-4025 or email@example.com
Areas of expertise: forest entomology and forest health and protection issues; patterns of invasion by non-native insects; community ecology; insect-plant interactions; effects of forest disturbances on insects
W. Dale Greene
Contact Greene at (706) 542-6652, (706) 540-2862 (cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of Expertise: Biomass harvesting, timber harvesting, transportation, forest management, logging business
Contact Ben Jackson at (706) 542-9051 or email@example.com
Areas of expertise: Timber harvesting, wood for energy, forest roads, forest best management practices for water quality, non-timber forest products, and distance education
Contact Merkle at (706) 542-6112 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of expertise: forest biotechnology, genetics, phytoremediation, cell and tissue culture of forest trees, genetic transformation of forest trees, mercury, arsenic, heavy metals, aripidosis, mustard plants, American chestnuts
Contact Teskey at (706) 542-5055, (706) 248-8634 or email@example.com
Areas of Expertise: Effects of climate change and air pollution on trees and forest ecosystems, effects of environmental stresses on tree growth and forest productivity.
Contact Green at (706) 542-6556, (706) 296-3029 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of expertise: Natural resource management, recreation participation and activity trends, and human-dimensions of natural resources.
Contact Tarrant at (706) 583-0901 or email@example.com
Areas of expertise: Management practices and visitors' actions in recreation and wilderness areas, including assessments of carrying capacities, acceptable behaviors, and crowding. Applications of geographic information systems to understand human - environment relationships and dependencies. Social justice issues in environmental practices on federal lands. Factors influencing environmental values, attitudes, and behaviors of both the recreating and general public, especially as they relate to wildlife conservation and management. The development of technology-based communication techniques used to assess human - environment relationships.
M. Bruce Beck
Contact Beck at (706) 542-0947, (706) 542-2686 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of expertise: Watershed, watershed managment, water resources, water, integrated water resouces management, water quality, environmental modeling, Environmental Informatics, drinking water, water infrastructure, Hurricane Katrina,
C. Rhett Jackson
Contact Rhett Jackson at (706) 542-1772 or email@example.com
Areas of expertise: hydrology, land-use change, stormwater management, watershed planning, wetlands, aquatic habitat, hurricane, levee, Hurricane Katrina
Contact Markewitz at (706) 542-0133 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of expertise: Water quality, water chemistry, soil chemistry, nutrient runoff, nitrogen, phosphorus, fertilization, soil erosion
Contact Cooper at (706) 542-6066 or email@example.com
Areas of expertise: Avian ecology, ecosystem management, conservation ecology, and quantitative ecology. He has done several studies related to the decline of songbirds.
Michael T. Mengak
Contact Mengak at (706) 583-8096 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of expertise: Allegheny woodrat ecology and conservation; nuisance wildlife management; forest management impacts on wildlife populations; ecology of the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains.
J. Michael Meyers
Contact Meyers at (706) 542-1882 or email@example.com
Areas of expertise: Migratory birds, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, endangered species, and their habitats; ecotones of aquatic-terrestrial systems, e.g., bottomland forest-river systems and marsh wetlands-barrier islands, and how proper management (people and habitat) benefits the species; songbird, shorebird decline
Contact Warren at (706) 542-6474 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of expertise: The ecology and management of wildlife populations, especially in parks and urban/suburban areas; physiology, nutrition, and genetics in wildlife management; deer fertility control and population management; white-tailed deer, raccoons, bobcats, wild horses, feral hogs.