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Kazik Wieski, Post-doctoral Associate

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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. 2017. Ecosystem engineers drive creek formation in salt marshes. Ecology. 98(1):162-174.

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.