About Nick: "My graduate research training encompassed a combination of biophysical and physiological tools used to describe how organism responds to changes in environmental conditions. For my masters research, I focused on the effects of the light microenvironment influencing the photophysiology and growth of scleractinian coral. For my dissertation research, I explored the physiological responses of Fucus vesiculosus, a basal primary producer, to environmental drivers (i.e., temperature and nutrient enrichment) through the use of photosynthesis and growth measurements.
Salt Marsh Ecosystems
Understanding the effects of a changing environment on salt marshes.
Exploring the deep
Exploring the deep ocean of the Gulf of Mexico using Alvin.
Engaging and educating students and citizens about Georgia's coasts and the world's oceans.
Exploring Extreme Environments
Birds at Sapelo Island
Either seasonally or permanently, shorebirds and indigenous species call this island home