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Kazik Wieski, Post-doctoral Associate

Contact Information:

Primary Organization:  University of Houston

Mailing Address:

Dr. Kazimierz Wieski
Department of Biology and Biochemistry
University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204-5513

E-Mail:  trudnoswietnie@gmail.com

Other Identity Systems:

LTER:  15644


GCE Data Sets:

PLT-GCET-1508 (Geographic coordinates, soil properties, plant species composition and vegetation survey data in the study on tidal marshes of the Ogeechee, Altamaha and Satilla estuaries in Georgia, USA)

PLT-GCET-1405 (Biomass and abiotic variable data in the study of the ecosystem engeneering effect of oysters on Suaeda linearis distribution in Georgia salt marshes (2008-2009))

PLT-GCEM-1403a (Fall 2013 plant monitoring survey -- shoot height and flowering status of plants in permanent plots at GCE sampling sites 1-10)

PLT-GCEM-1311a (Fall 2012 plant monitoring survey -- shoot height and flowering status of plants in permanent plots at GCE sampling sites 1-10)

INV-GCEM-1309 (Mollusc population size distribution monitoring: Fall 2012 mid-marsh and creekbank infaunal and epifaunal mollusc size distributions based on collections from GCE marsh monitoring sites 1-10)

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GCE Publications and Presentations: (custom bibliography)

Journal Articles

Vu, H., Wieski, K. and Pennings, S.C. (in press). Interactions between ecosystem engineers drive creek formation in sinking salt marshes. Ecology.

Guo, H., Chamberlain, S.A., Elhaik, E., Jalli, I., Lynes, A.R., Marczak, L., Sabath, N., Vargas, A., Wieski, K., Zelig, E. and Pennings, S.C. 2015. Geographic Variation in Plant Community Structure of Salt Marshes: Species, Functional and Phylogenetic Perspectives. PLOS ONE. 10(5). (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127781)

Guo, H., Wieski, K., Lan, Z. and Pennings, S.C. 2014. Relative influence of deterministic processes on structuring marsh plant communities varies across an abiotic gradient. Oikos. 123(2):173-178. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2013.00425.x)

Wieski, K. and Pennings, S.C. 2014. Climate Drivers of Spartina alterniflora Saltmarsh Production in Georgia, USA. Ecosystems. 17(3):473-484. (DOI: 10.1007/s10021-013-9732-6)

Wieski, K. and Pennings, S.C. 2014. Latitudinal variation in resistance and tolerance to herbivory of a salt marsh shrub. Ecography. 37:763-769. (DOI: 10.1111/ecog.00498)

Marczak, L., Wieski, K., Denno, R. and Pennings, S.C. 2013. Importance of local vs. geographic variation in salt marsh plant quality for arthropod herbivore communities. Journal of Ecology. 101:1169-1182. (DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12137)

Ewers, C., Beiersdorf, A., Wieski, K., Pennings, S.C. and Zimmer, M. 2012. Predator/prey-interactions promote decomposition of low-quality detritus. Wetlands. 32:931-938. (DOI: 10.1007/s13157-012-0326-4)

Jimenez, J.M., Wieski, K., Marczak, L., Ho, C.-K. and Pennings, S.C. 2012. Effects of an omnivorous katydid, salinity, and nutrients on a planthopper-Spartina food web. Estuaries and Coasts. 35:475-485. (DOI: 10.1007/s12237-011-9458-7)

Wieski, K., Guo, H., Craft, C.B. and Pennings, S.C. 2010. Ecosystem functions of tidal fresh, brackish and salt marshes on the Georgia coast. Estuaries and Coasts. 33:161-169. (DOI: 10.1007/s12237-009-9230-4)

Pennings, S.C., Ho, C.-K., Salgado, C.S., Wieski, K., Davé, N.B., Kunza, A.E. and Wason, E.L. 2009. Latitudinal variation in herbivore pressure in Atlantic Coast salt marshes. Ecology. 90(1):183-195. (DOI: 10.1890/08-0222.1)

Conference Posters and Presentations

Wieski, K. and Pennings, S.C. 2012. Poster: Climate drivers of Spartina marsh production on the Georgia coast. LTER All Scientists Meeting, September 10-13, 2012, Estes Park.

Pennings, S.C., Ho, C.-K., Marczak, L., McCall, B.D., Wieski, K. and Vu, H. 2011. Presentation: Geographic variation in salt marsh food webs. Comparative studies of estuarine and coastal system properties. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, November 6-11, Daytona Beach, FL.

Vu, H., Wieski, K. and Pennings, S.C. 2011. Presentation: Crab mediated tidal creek formation in salt marshes. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, November 6-11, Daytona Beach, FL.

Guo, H., Pennings, S.C. and Wieski, K. 2010. Presentation: Mechanisms mediating plant distributions in Georgia tidal marshes. 2010 annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America, August 1-6, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA.

Guo, H., Pennings, S.C. and Wieski, K. 2008. Poster: Physical stress, plant productivity, competition, and diversity in Georgia tidal marshes. Coastal Habitats. 93rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, August 3-8, 2008, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Wieski, K., Guo, H. and Pennings, S.C. 2008. Poster: Ecosystem functions of tidal fresh, brackish, and salt marshes. Estuarine, Coastal and Intertidal Systems. 93rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, August 3-8, 2008, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Pennings, S.C., Ho, C.-K., Salgado, C., Wieski, K., Dave, N., Kunza, A.E., Wason, E.L. 2007. Presentation: Latitudinal variation in herbivore pressure in Atlantic Coast salt marshes. Joint Ecological Society of America / Society for Ecological Restoration 2007 Meeting, August 5-10, 2007, San Jose, CA.

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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.