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Dr. John R. White

John & Catherine Day Professor of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences

Associate Dean of Research, College of the Coast & Environment, LSU

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Expertise: Wetland and Aquatic Biogeochemical Cycling, Water Quality,  Ecosystem Response                                              

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WABL affiliate faculty member

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences 

Senior Research Soil Scientist & Wetlands Research Team Leader, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center

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Expertise: Hydric Soils Indicators, Biogeochemical Cycling

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Ph.D. Candidate : Started January 2023

M.S. in Renewable and Natural Resources, Louisiana State University, Dec 2022  Thesis title: Environmental Controls on Carbon Biogeochemistry in Aquatic Systems

Research: Watershed Phosphorus Biogeochemistry - Lake Pontchartrain Basin 

Funding:  U.S. Geological Survey

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Masters Degree Candidate in Oceanography & Coastal Science Started Fall 2022

B.S. in Coastal Environmental Science, Louisiana State University Spring 2022

Research: Effects of thin layer dredge placement on wetland biogeochemical function and salinty shifts is coastal marshes.

Undergraduate Research -Manuscript published - WABL paper #119 : Ecological Engineering 

Funding:  Teaching Assistantship Fall 2022-Spring 2023.  CSAP funding and US Army Corp Funding

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Undergraduate Researcher since 2020,  senior year

Seeking B.S. degree in Coastal Environmental Science, LSU Honors College 

Undergrad Research: Nutrient dynamics in deltaic marshes of different ages

Presented at LSU Discover Day 2022

Honor's thesis research starting Fall 2022: Internal (sediment) vs External (watershed) Phosphorus Loading Linked to Harmful Algal Blooms - Funded by LA SeaGrant UROP program

Summer 2022 - DOE Pacific Northwest National Lab Richland, WA, Science Undergraduate Lab Internship  Summer 2023 - Bonanza Creek Long-Term Ecological Research Program, Fairbanks, Alaska

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Undergraduate Researcher since 2022,  junior year 

Seeking B.S. degree in Coastal Environmental Science; LSU Honors College

Honors Thesis Research starting Spring 2024


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Undergraduate Researcher since 2023, Freshman Year

Seeking B.S. degree in Coastal Environmental Science

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Undergraduate Researcher since 2024, Freshman Year

Seeking B.S. degree in Coastal Environmental Science













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