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Sparkle Malone

Sparkle Malone

FCE Site Role
Project Collaborator

Affiliation
Florida International University

Research
Effects of climate and disturbance on carbon dynamics

FCE Working groups
Vegetation, Ecosystem Trajectories, Carbon Fluxes

  • Contact
    • Mailing address:
    • Department of Biological Sciences
    • Florida International University
    • 11200 SW 8th Street
    • Miami, FL 33199
  • Recent FCE Leveraged Projects
    Direct measurement of Net Ecosystem Exchange (NEE) in coastal mangroves of Everglades National Park

    Authors: Troxler, T., E. Castañeda-Moya, S.L. Malone
    Funding organization: National Park Service - Department of the Interior
    Time period: 01 Aug 2017 - 01 Dec 2023

    Optimizing fire regimes in fire dependent ecosystems

    Authors: Malone, S.
    Funding organization: NASA
    Time period: 01 May 2018 - 30 Apr 2021

    Collaborative Research: Understanding the Effects of Increased Freshwater Inputs and Salt Water Intrusion on the Current and Future Greenhouse Carbon Balance of Everglade Wetlands

    Authors: Oberbauer, S., C. Lewis, S.L. Malone
    Funding organization: National Science Foundation
    Time period: 01 Apr 2016 - 31 Mar 2021

    CoPe Conference: Interoperability and data needs of models for understanding vulnerability of coastal systems to stresses and shocks associated with sea level rise: Miami, 2020

    Authors: Obeysekera, J., M. Sukop, T. Troxler, S.L. Malone
    Funding organization: National Science Foundation
    Time period: 01 Aug 2019 - 01 Jan 2021

    RAPID: Tipping the greenhouse C balance: Hurricane Irma's Role in increasing the global warming potential in Everglades ecosystems

    Authors: Starr, G., S. Oberbauer, C.L. Staudhammer, S.L. Malone
    Funding organization: National Science Foundation
    Time period: 13 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2020

  • Recent FCE Presentations

    Gonzalez, B., S.L. Malone, M.G. McLeod, and A. Richey. 2022. Differences in water level synchrony between recent El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events. 2022 FCE LTER All Scientists Meeting, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Coral Gables, Florida, March 2, 2022.

    McLeod, M.G., and S.L. Malone. 2022. Proposal: Fire history and climate drive patterns of post-fire recovery in Everglades upland ecosystems. 2022 FCE LTER All Scientists Meeting, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Coral Gables, Florida, March 2, 2022.

    Prajapati, P., S.L. Malone, T. Troxler, and E. Castañeda-Moya. 2022. Methane emissions from mangroves in the Everglades based on the eddy covariance measurements. 2022 FCE LTER All Scientists Meeting, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Coral Gables, Florida, March 2, 2022.

    Richey, A., and S.L. Malone. 2022. Proposal: Salinity effect on carbon uptake rates in a low productivity saline ecotone wetland. 2022 FCE LTER All Scientists Meeting, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Coral Gables, Florida, March 2, 2022.

    Wagner, H., M. Ramon, G. Perez, J. Quinones, A. da Costa da Silva, A. Bellantuono, S.L. Malone, and M. DeGennaro. 2022. Proposal: Addressing mosquito population dynamics in South Florida with geographic distribution and genomic variation analysis using a community-based mosquito surveillance program. 2022 FCE LTER All Scientists Meeting, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Coral Gables, Florida, March 2, 2022.

    Oli, J., and S.L. Malone. 2021. Post-fire recovery in the Everglades fire-adapted freshwater wetland ecosystems. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 13, 2021 - December 17, 2021.

    Yu, Z., G. Starr, C.L. Staudhammer, S.L. Malone, and S. Oberbauer. 2021. A comparison of methane fluxes in short- versus long-hydroperiod freshwater marsh in the Florida Everglades. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 13, 2021 - December 17, 2021.

    Yu, Z., C.L. Staudhammer, G. Starr, S.L. Malone, and S. Oberbauer. 2021. Identifying environmental drivers of methane fluxes in freshwater wetlands of the Florida Everglades. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2021, Virtual, August 2, 2021 - August 6, 2021.

    Malone, S.L.. 2021. Patterns in Net Ecosystem Exchange across Everglades Wetland Ecosystems. Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (GEER) Meeting, Virtual, April 28, 2021.

    Malone, S.L., J. Zhao, J. Kominoski, G. Starr, C.L. Staudhammer, P.C. Olivas, and S. Oberbauer. 2021. Integrating Aquatic Metabolism and Net Ecosystem CO2 Balance in Calcareous Short- and Long- Hydroperiod Subtropical Freshwater Wetlands. Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (GEER) Meeting, Virtual, April 21, 2021.