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Caroline McFarlin, Post-doctoral Associate (Alber)

Contact Information:

Primary Organization:  University of Georgia

Mailing Address:

Caroline R. McFarlin
Dept. of Marine Sciences
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602-3636

FAX Number:  (706) 542-5888

E-Mail:  car@uga.edu


GCE Data Sets:

INV-GCEM-0705a1 (Mollusc population abundance monitoring: Fall 2004 mid-marsh and creekbank infaunal and epifaunal mollusc abundance based on collections from GCE marsh, monitoring sites 1-10)

INV-GCEM-0705a2 (Mollusc population size distribution monitoring: Fall 2004 mid-marsh and creekbank infaunal and epifaunal mollusc size distributions based on collections from GCE marsh, monitoring sites 1-10)

INV-GCEM-0704b1 (Mollusc population abundance monitoring: Spring 2004 mid-marsh and creekbank infaunal and epifaunal mollusc abundance based on collections from GCE marsh, monitoring sites 1-10)

INV-GCEM-0704b2 (Mollusc population size distribution monitoring: Spring 2004 mid-marsh and creekbank infaunal and epifaunal mollusc size distributions based on collections from GCE marsh, monitoring sites 1-10)

PLT-GCEM-0501a (Fall 2004 plant monitoring survey -- shoot height and flowering status of plants in permanent plots at GCE sampling sites 1-10)

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GCE Publications and Presentations: (custom bibliography)

Journal Articles

McFarlin, C.R. and Alber, M. Foliar DMSO:DMSP ratio and metal content as indicators of stress in Spartina alterniflora. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 474:1-13. (DOI: 10.3354/meps10184)

McFarlin, C.R., Brewer, J.S., Buck, T.L. and Pennings, S.C. 2008. Impact of fertilization on a salt marsh food web in Georgia. Estuaries and Coasts. 31:313-325.

Pennings, S.C., Zimmer, M., Dias, N., Sprung, M., Davé, N., Ho, C.-K., Kunza, A., McFarlin, C., Mews, M., Pfauder, A. and Salgado, C. 2007. Latitudinal variation in plant-herbivore interactions in European salt marshes. Oikos. 116:543-549.

Theses and Dissertations

McFarlin, C.R. 2012. Salt Marsh Dieback: The response of Spartina alterniflora to disturbances and the consequences for marsh invertebrates. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Georgia, Athens, GA. 238 pages.

McFarlin, C.R. 2004. Impact of Fertilization on a Salt Marsh Food Web in Georgia. M.S. Thesis. University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. 127 pages.

Conference Papers (Peer Reviewed)

McFarlin, C.R. and Alber, M. 2007. Coastal Watershed Condition Assessment of Fort Pulaski National Monument. In: Georgia Water Resources Conference. Proceedings of the 2007 Georgia Water Resources Conference.

Conference Posters and Presentations

McFarlin, C.R. and Alber, M. 2011. Presentation: The Effect of Horses on Cumberland Island Salt Marsh Fauna. , March 16-18, Athens, GA.

McFarlin, C.R. and Alber, M. 2011. Presentation: The use of DMSO and DMSP to evaluate the physiological response of Spartina alterniflora to various disturbances. SCI-205 Ecosystem Stressors, Responses and Trends. , November 6-10, 2011, Daytona, FL.

McFarlin, C.R., Bishop, T.D., Alber, M. and Hester, M.W. 2010. Poster: Varation in marsh benthic invertebrate presence and abundance related to altered Spartina alterniflora density. Southeastern Estuarine Research Society meeting, March 2010, Wilmingon, North Carolina.

McFarlin, C.R., Bishop, T.D., Alber, M. and Hester, M.W. 2009. Presentation: Variation in marsh benthic invertebrate presence and abundance related to altered Spartina alterniflora density. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, November 2009, Portland, Oregon.

McFarlin, C.R., Kenemer, B., Alber, M., Hester, M.W. and Bishop, T.D. 2007. Poster: A Comparison of Dieback Effects on Salt Marsh Invertebrates in Georgia and Louisiana. Estuarine Research Federations 2007 Annual Meeting, 4-8 November 2007, Providence, Rhode Island.

Kenemer, B., McFarlin, C. and Alber, M. 2006. Poster: Fiddler Crabs Dig It: A Study of Burrow Dynamics in a Salt Marsh. Fall 2006 Meeting of the Southeastern Estuarine Research Society, October 19-21, 2006, Savannah, Georgia.

McFarlin, C.R., Ogburn, M.B. and Alber, M. 2006. Poster: The recent status and trends of two Georgia marsh dieback sites. Spring 2006 Meeting of the Southeastern Estuarine Research Society, March 30-April 1, 2006, St. Augustine, Florida.

McFarlin, C.R., Buck, T.L., Newell, S.Y. and Pennings, S.C. 2003. Poster: Impact of fertilization on the abundance of two detritivorous snails. Embarking on a Decade of Synthesis. 2003 LTER All Scientists Meeting, September 18-21, 2003, Seattle, WA.

McFarlin, C.R., Buck, T.L., Newell, S.Y. and Pennings, S.C. 2003. Poster: Impact of fertilization on the abundance of two detritivorous snails. Uplands to Lowlands: Coastal Processes in a Time of Global Change. Aquatic Systems. Ecological Society of America, August 3-8, 2003, Savannah, GA.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959 and OCE-1237140. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.