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Evelyn Gaiser

Evelyn Gaiser

FCE Site Role
Principal Investigator

Affiliation
Florida International University

Research
Aquatic community ecology, algal biology, wetland ecology, diatom taxonomy and paleoecology. I am especially interested in studies that examine variation in algal community structure in lakes and wetlands over long temporal and broad spatial scales.

FCE Working groups
Primary Production, Trophic Dynamics, Biogeochemistry, Organic Matter Dynamics, Scenarios & Modeling, Climate & Disturbance Legacies, Carbon Cycling

  • Contact
    • Mailing address:
    • Department of Biological Sciences and SERC
    • Florida International University
    • 11200 SW 8th St, OE 167
    • Miami, FL 33199
  • Recent FCE Leveraged Projects
    Assessing near-field and landscape scale ecological effects of the Modified Water Deliveries and Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan Projects in Northeast Shark River Slough, Everglades National Park

    Authors: Kominoski, J., Gaiser, E.E., J.C. Trexler, L.J. Scinto
    Funding organization: Everglades National Park-U.S. Department of Interior
    Time period: 01 Oct 2016 - 30 Sep 2021

    Periphyton and vegetation monitoring for adaptive management of the Upper Taylor Slough (UTS) hydrological changes

    Authors: Gaiser, E.E.
    Funding organization: South Florida Water Management District
    Time period: 01 Oct 2016 - 30 Sep 2021

    Analyzing the impact of changing hydrologic conditions along the boundary of Everglades National Park

    Authors: Trexler, J.C., E.E. Gaiser
    Funding organization: National Park Service - Department of the Interior
    Time period: 01 Sep 2016 - 31 Aug 2021

    Aquatic fauna and periphyton production data collection

    Authors: Trexler, J.C., E.E. Gaiser
    Funding organization: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    Time period: 2016 - 2021

    Quantifying how variability in hydroperiod and fire mediate plant-soil biogeochemical cycling and productivity in boundary wetlands of Everglades National Park

    Authors: Kominoski, J., E.E. Gaiser, A. Nocentini
    Funding organization: National Park Service - Department of the Interior
    Time period: Aug 2018 - Aug 2021

    Vegetation and periphyton monitoring Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands Project, L-31E component

    Authors: Gaiser, E.E., M.S. Ross
    Funding organization: South Florida Water Management District
    Time period: 01 Oct 2017 - 30 Sep 2020

    Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network. Subaward from Arizona State University

    Authors: Gaiser, E.E., T. Troxler, J. Kominoski
    Funding organization: National Science Foundation
    Time period: Jun 2015 - Jun 2020

    Baseline vegetation and periphyton monitoring

    Authors: Gaiser, E.E., M.S. Ross
    Funding organization: South Florida Water Management District
    Time period: 01 Feb 2019 - 01 Mar 2020

    The effects of projected sea-level rise on Everglades coastal ecosystems: Enhancing and continuing experiments to evaluate peat collapse and landscape vulnerability

    Authors: Troxler, T., F.H. Sklar, E.E. Gaiser, J. Kominoski
    Funding organization: Florida Sea Grant, NOAA
    Time period: Feb 2018 - Feb 2020

    RAPID: Hurricane Irma: How do ecosystem perturbations interact to influence long-term resilience mechanisms?

    Authors: Gaiser, E.E., M.R. Heithaus, K. Zhang, T. Troxler, J. Kominoski
    Funding organization: National Science Foundation
    Time period: Dec 2017 - Dec 2019