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Jeb Byers, Associate Professor

Jeb Byers

Research Emphasis:

Marine community and population ecology, Biological invasions, Marine parasites and disease, Ecosystem engineers, Marine reserves, Conservation biology

GCE Committees:

GCE Predator Exclusion Experiment Committee, High Marsh Experiment Committee, SALTEx Experiment Committee

Contact Information:

Primary Organization:  University of Georgia

Mailing Address:

Dr. James Byers
Room 194B, Ecology Bldg.
Odum School of Ecology
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Office Phone:  (706) 583-0012

FAX Number:  (706) 542-4819

E-Mail:  jebyers@uga.edu

Web Page:  http://www.ecology.uga.edu/facultyMember.php?Byers-301/

Other Identity Systems:

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GCE Data Sets:

GEL-GCET-1216 (Effects of Small-scale Armoring and Residential Development on the Salt Marsh/Upland Ecotone in Coastal Georgia, USA)

GCE Publications and Presentations: (custom bibliography)

Journal Articles

Dugan, J., Emery, K., Alber, M., Alexander, C.R. Jr., Byers, J., Gehman, A., McLenaghan, N.A. and Sojka, S. 2017. Generalizing Ecological Effects of Shoreline Armoring Across Soft Sediment Environments. Estuaries and Coasts. (DOI: 10.1007/s12237-017-0254-x)

Gehman, A., McLenaghan, N.A., Byers, J., Alexander, C.R. Jr., Pennings, S.C. and Alber, M. 2017. Effects of small-scale armoring and residential development on the salt marsh-upland ecotone. Estuaries and Coasts. (accepted)

Craft, C.B., Herbert, E., Li, F., Smith, D., Schubauer-Berigan, J.P., Widney, S., Angelini, C., Pennings, S.C., Medeiros, P.M., Byers, J. and Alber, M. 2016. Climate change and the fate of coastal wetlands. Wetland Science and Practice. 33(3):70-73.

Thomsen, M.S., Wernberg, T., Olden, J., Byers, J., Bruno, J.F., Silliman, B.R. and Schiel, D. 2014. Forty years of experiments on invasive species: are biases limiting our understanding of impacts? NeoBiota. 22:1-22. (DOI: 10.3897/neobiota.22.6224)

Conference Posters and Presentations

Smith, D., Herbert, E., Li, F., Widney, S., Desha, J., Schubauer-Berigan, J.P., Pennings, S.C., Angelini, C., Medeiros, P.M., Byers, J., Alber, M. and Craft, C.B. 2016. Poster: Seawater Addition Long Term Experiment (SALTEx). SEERS 2016 Spring Meeting, March 10-12, 2016, Bluffton, South Carolina.

Dugan, J., Alber, M., Alexander, C.R. Jr., Byers, J., Emery, K., Gehman, A., Lawson, S. and McLenaghan, N.A. 2015. Poster: A conceptual model for predicting the ecological effects of coastal armoring in soft-sediment environments. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Meeting, August 30 - September 2, 2015, Estes Park, CO.

Dugan, J., Alber, M., Alexander, C.R. Jr., Byers, J., Emery, K., Gehman, A., Lawson, S. and McLenaghan, N.A. 2015. Poster: A conceptual model for predicting the ecological effects of coastal armoring in soft-sediment environments. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Meeting, November 8-12, 2015, Portland, OR.

Gehman, A., McLenaghan, N.A., Byers, J., Alexander, C.R. Jr., Pennings, S.C. and Alber, M. 2015. Poster: Effects of development and shoreline armoring on the high marsh ecosystem. Benthic Society Ecology Meeting 2015, March 4-7, 2015, Quebec City, CN.

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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.