Peter B. Ortner

Research Professor

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Physical regulation of biological systems; coastal zone management, ecosystem restoration, and fisheries management science and policy; coastal ecosystem effects of hurricane landfall; coastal ecosystem implications of regional and global climate change and climate variability; trophic relationships in marine plankton communities; phytoplankton physiology, nutrient uptake and trace metal interactions; zooplankton biochemistry; fisheries oceanography; marine sources of biogenic volatiles and radiatively important trace substances; and, zooplankton sampling technology, particularly optical or acoustic.