NOAA/Padilla Bay NERR Graduate Research Fellows
- Sediment accretion in eelgrasses– Rich Gwozdz
Sediment accretion in an eelgrass dominated estuary and implications for estuarine sustainability
- Habitat for scoters– Eric Anderson
Relative roles of eelgrass vs. hard-mixed substrate as habitat for scoters (Melanitta spp.) in Puget Sound.
- Differences in Food Web Connectivity– Emily Howe
The importance of food web connectivity is illustrated in this study of the significance of salt marshes to organisms living in adjacent mud flats and eelgrass beds.
- Environmental controls on Japanese Eelgrass– Michael Hannam
Inferring Limitation on the Invasive Seagrass Zostera japonica from Environmental Characteristics and LiDAR derived Topography
Padilla Bay NERR Research Assistantships Recipients
- Large woody debris in salt marshes– Andrea
An analysis of large woody debris in two Puget Sound salt marshes: Elger Bay, Camano Island and Sullivan Minor, Padilla Bay.
- Harbor seals in and around marine
reserves– Adria Banks
Harbor seal abundance and foraging habits within and adjacent to candidate marine reserves in Skagit County, Washington.
- Harbor seal diet– Katie Luxa
The diet of harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) in southern Padilla Bay, Washington
- Harbor seal movements and home ranges– Sarah Hardee
Movements and home ranges of harbor seals in the Georgia Basin and implications for seal utilization of candidate marine reserves.
- Impacts of climate change on mussel bed
communities– Rebecca Gooding
Effects of temperature and mussel size on intertidal mussel bed infaunal communities: implications for climate change and biodiversity.
- Large woody debris in salt marshes– Andrea MacLennan