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Florida Coastal Everglades LTER - Current Working Groups
Current Working Groups

The current phase of the FCE LTER program is organized into four working groups and four cross-cutting themes. Each working group or cross-cutting theme focuses on a set of key research questions and/or major processes being quantified by the LTER program.
Working Groups Cross-cutting Themes
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Organic Matter Dynamics Working Group

FCE Publications:
(These publications cite FCE LTER support in the acknowledgments.)
Breithaupt, Joshua L.. 2017. Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Soil Composition and Accumulation Rates in Mangrove Wetlands. Ph.D. dissertation, University of South Florida.

Gann, Tiffany Troxler. 2001. Investigating tree island community response to increased freshwater flow in the Southern Everglades. Master's thesis, Florida International University.

Jaffe, R., K.M. Cawley and Y. Yamashita. 2014. Applications of Excitation Emission Matrix Fluorescence with Parallel Factor Analysis (EEM-PARAFAC) in Assessing Environmental Dynamics of Natural Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) in Aquatic Environments: A Review. Pages 27-73 In Rosario-Ortiz, F.(eds.) Advances in the Physicochemical Characterization of Dissolved Organic Matter: Impact on Natural and Engineered Systems. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.

Maie, N., C. Yang, T. Miyoshi, K. Parish and R. Jaffe. 2005. Chemical characteristics of dissolved organic matter in an oligotrophic subtropical wetland/estuarine ecosystem. Limnology and Oceanography, 50(1): 23-35.

Maie, N., O. Pisani and R. Jaffe. 2008. Mangrove tannins in aquatic ecosystems: their fate and possible role in dissolved organic nitrogen cycling. Limnology & Oceanography, 53(1): 160-171.

Mead, Ralph N.. 2003. Organic matter dynamics in the Florida coastal Everglades : A molecular marker and isotopic approach. Ph.D. dissertation, Florida International University.

Ruiz Halpern, Sergio . 2006. Response of the seagrass Thalassia testudinum to experimental manipulations of sedimentary iron and organic matter in a subtropical carbonate environment. Master's thesis, Florida International University.

Scully, N.M., N. Maie, S. Dailey, J. Boyer, R.D. Jones and R. Jaffe. 2004. Early diagenesis of plant-derived dissolved organic matter along a wetland, mangrove, estuary ecotone. Limnology and Oceanography, 49(5): 1667-1678.

Simoneit, B.R.T., Y. Xu, R. Neto, J. Cloutier and R. Jaffe. 2009. Photochemical alteration of 3-oxygenated triterpenoids: Implications for the origin of 3,4-seco-triterpenoids in sediments. Chemosphere, 74: 543-550.

Xu, Yunping . 2005. Origin, transport and fate of organic matter in Florida Bay: A biomarker record of historical environmental changes. Ph.D. dissertation, Florida International University.

Ya, Chao . 2014. Sources, Fate and Transformation of Organic Matter in Wetlands and Estuaries. Ph.D. dissertation, Florida International University.

Yang, Chengyong . 2002. Molecular characterization of dissolved organic matter in the Florida coastal Everglades. Master's thesis, Florida International University.

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