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Evelyn Gaiser

Evelyn Gaiser

Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University

gaisere@fiu.edu

305-348-6145

Department of Biological Sciences
Florida International University
11200 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33199

Titles

  • Research Associate, Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL
  • Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University

Education

  • PhD, Ecology, University of Georgia-Athens, 1997
  • MS, Animal Ecology, Iowa State University, 1991
  • BS, Biology, Kent State University, 1989

Expertise

Journal Articles

In Press

Kominoski, J. S., E. E. Gaiser and S. G. Baer. Advancing theories of ecosystem development through long-term ecological research. BioScience DOI: 10.1093/biosci/biy070. (link )

2020

Gaiser, E. E., D. M. Bell, C. N. Castorani, D. L. Childers, P. M. Groffman, R. Jackson, J. S. Kominoski, D. P. Peters, S. T. Pickett, J. Ripplinger and J. C. Zinnert. 2020. Long-term ecological research and evolving frameworks of disturbance ecology. BioScience 70(2):141-156. DOI: 10.1093/biosci/biz162. (link )

2017

Naja, M., D. L. Childers and E. E. Gaiser. 2017. Water quality implications of hydrologic restoration alternatives in the Florida Everglades United States. Restoration Ecology 25(S1):S58-S58. DOI: 10.1111/rec.12513. (link )

2014

Gaiser, E. E., P. Sullivan, F. A. Tobias, A. J. Bramburger and J. C. Trexler. 2014. Boundary effects on benthic microbial phosphorus concentrations and diatom beta diversity in a hydrologically-modified, nutrient-limited wetland. Wetlands 34(1 Supple.):55-64. DOI: 10.1007/s13157-013-0379-z. (link )

Koch, G. R., S. Hagerthey, D. L. Childers and E. Gaiser. 2014. Examining seasonally pulsed detrital transport in the coastal Everglades using a sediment tracing technique. Wetlands 54(1 Supple.):123-133. DOI: 10.1007/s13157-013-0388-y. (link )

Sullivan, P. L., R. M. Price, J. L. Schedlbauer, A. Saha and E. E. Gaiser. 2014. The influence of hydrologic restoration on groundwater-surface water interactions in a karst wetland, Everglades (FL, USA). Wetlands 34(1 Suppl.):23-25. DOI: 10.1007/s13157-013-0451-8. (link )

2013

Anderson, W. T. and E. E. Gaiser. 2013. Paleoenvironmental change in weltands of the Florida Everglades, southeast USA. Journal of Paleolimnology 49(1):1-3. DOI: 10.1007/s10933-012-9665-7. (link )

Lee, S. S., E. E. Gaiser and J. C. Trexler. 2013. Diatom-based models for inferring hydrology and periphyton abundance in a subtropical karstic wetland: Implications for ecosystem-scale bioassessment. Wetlands 33:157-173. DOI: 10.1007/s13157-012-0363-z. (link )

Sanchez, C. A., E. E. Gaiser, C. J. Saunders, A. H. Wachnicka, N. Oehm and C. Craft. 2013. Challenges in using siliceous subfossils as a tool for inferring past water level and hydroperiod in Everglade marshes. Journal of Paleolimnology 49(1):45-66. DOI: 10.1007/s10933-012-9624-3. (link )

Troxler, T. G., E. Gaiser, J. Barr, J. D. Fuentes, R. Jaffe, D. L. Childers, L. Collado-Vides, V. H. Rivera-Monroy, E. Castaneda-Moya, W. Anderson, R. Chambers, M. Chen, C. Coronado-Molina, S. E. Davis, V. Engel, C. Fitz, J. Fourqurean, T. Frankovich, J. S. Kominoski, C. Madden, S. L. Malone, S. F. Oberbauer, P. Olivas, J. Richards, C. J. Saunders, J. Schedlbauer, L. J. Scinto, F. H. Sklar, T. Smith, J. M. Smoak, G. Starr, R. R. Twilley and K. R. Whelan. 2013. Integrated carbon budget models for the Everglades terrestrial-coastal-oceanic gradient: Current status and needs for inter-site comparisons. Oceanography 26(3):98-107. DOI: 10.5670/oceanog.2013.51. (link )

2012

Koch, G. R., D. L. Childers, E. E. Gaiser and T. Price. 2012. Hydrological conditions control P loading and aquatic metabolism in an oligotrophic, subtropical estuary. Estuaries and Coasts 35:292-307. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-011-9431-5. (link )

2006

Ewe, S. M., E. E. Gaiser, D. L. Childers, D. M. Iwaniec, V. H. Rivera-Monroy and R. R. Twilley. 2006. Spatial and temporal patterns of aboveground net primary productivity (ANPP) along two freshwater-estuarine transects in the Florida Coastal Everglades. Hydrobiologia 569(1):459-474. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-006-0149-5. (link )

Gaiser, E. E., D. L. Childers, R. D. Jones, J. H. Richards, L. J. Scinto and J. C. Trexler. 2006. Periphyton responses to eutrophication in the Florida Everglades: Cross-system patterns of structural and compositional change. Limnology and Oceanography 51(1 Part 2):617-630. DOI: 10.4319/lo.2006.51.1_part_2.0617. (link )

Trexler, J., E. Gaiser and D. L. Childers. 2006. Interaction of hydrology and nutrients in controlling ecosystem function in oligotrophic coastal environments of South Florida. Hydrobiologia 569(1):1-2. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-006-0118-z. (link )

2005

Gaiser, E. E., J. Trexler, J. Richards, D. L. Childers, D. Lee, A. L. Edwards, L. J. Scinto, K. Jayachandaran, G. B. Noe and R. D. Jones. 2005. Cascading ecological effects of low-level phosphorus enrichment in the Florida Everglades. Journal of Environmental Quality 34:717-723. DOI: 10.2134/jeq2005.0717. (link )

2004

Gaiser, E. E., L. J. Scinto, J. Richards, K. Jayachandaran, D. L. Childers, J. Trexler and R. D. Jones. 2004. Phosphorus in periphyton mats provides the best metric for detecting low-level P enrichment in an oligotrophic wetland. Water Research 38(3):507-516. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2003.10.020. (link )

2002

Noe, G. B., D. L. Childers, A. L. Edwards, E. Gaiser, K. Jayachandaran, D. Lee, J. Meeder, J. Richards, L. J. Scinto, J. C. Trexler and R. D. Jones. 2002. Short-term changes in phosphorus storage in an oligotrophic Everglades wetland ecosystem receiving experimental nutrient enrichment. Biogeochemistry 59(3):239-267. DOI: 10.1023/A:1016090009874. (link )

Books

2019

Childers, D. L., E. E. Gaiser and L. A. Ogden eds. 2019. The Coastal Everglades: The Dynamics of Social-Ecological Transformation in the South Florida Landscape. Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780190869007.

Book Chapters

2019

Childers, D. L., E. E. Gaiser and L. A. Ogden. 2019. Preface and introduction. In: Childers, D. L., E. E. Gaiser and L. A. Ogden eds., The Coastal Everglades: The Dynamics of Social-Ecological Transformation in the South Florida Landscape. Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780190869007.

Gaiser, E. E., L. A. Ogden, D. L. Childers and C. Hopkinson. 2019. Reimagining ecology through an Everglades lens. In: Childers, D. L., E. E. Gaiser and L. A. Ogden eds., The Coastal Everglades: The Dynamics of Social-Ecological Transformation in the South Florida Landscape. Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780190869007.

2001

Childers, D. L., R. D. Jones, J. Trexler, C. P. Buzelli, S. Daily, A. L. Edwards, E. E. Gaiser, K. Jayachandaran, A. Kenne, D. Lee, J. Meeder, M. K. Nair, J. H. Pechmann, A. Renshaw, J. Richards, M. Rugge, J. L. Scinto, P. Sterling and W. Van Gelder. 2001. Quanitfying the effects of low-level phosphorus additions on unenriched Everglades wetlands with in situ flumes and phosphorus dosing. In: Porter, J. ed., The Everglades, Florida Bay, and Coral Reefs of the Florida Keys: An Ecosystem Sourcebook. CRC Press. ISBN: 9780849320262.

Posters

2018

Hobbins, R., T. A. Munoz-Erickson, M. Feagan, M. V. Chester, E. M. Cook, E. E. Gaiser, N. B. Grimm, D. M. Iwaniec, P. Mendez-Lazaro, P. T. McPhearson, C. A. Miller, D. Sauter, T. G. Troxler and C. Welty. 2018. Climate risk visualizations: Tools, users and uses. Poster presented at the National Center for Atmospheric Research BRIGHTE GIS Hurricane Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise Visualization Workshop, Boulder, CO.

Hobbins, R., T. A. Munoz-Erickson, M. Feagan, M. V. Chester, E. M. Cook, E. E. Gaiser, N. B. Grimm, D. M. Iwaniec, P. Mendez-Lazaro, P. T. McPhearson, C. A. Miller, D. Sauter, T. G. Troxler and C. Welty. 2018. Climate risk visualizations: Tools, users and uses. Poster presented at the Institute for Social Science Research Poster Competition, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

2017

Smith, M., J. S. Kominoski, E. E. Gaiser, T. G. Troxler, K. Grove, R. Roy Chowdhury and M. Healy. 2017. Understanding variation in water sources to urban flooding in low-lying coastal regions. Poster presented at the 2nd Annual UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, New York, NY.

2010

Sanchez, C. A., E. Gaiser and N. Oehm. 2010. Quantifying hydroperiod fluctuations across an Everglades wetland through microscopic analysis of siliceous microfossils. Poster presented at the 2010 Florida Coastal Everglades LTER All Scientists Meeting, 15-16 March, 2010, North Miami, FL. (link )

Sanchez, C. A., E. Gaiser and N. Oehm. 2010. Quantifying hydroperiod fluctuations across an Everglades wetland through microscopic analysis of siliceous microfossils. Poster presented at the 2010 Inel International Science Fair,

Presentations

2019

Gaiser, E. E. 2019. Sea level rise and the Everglades. Presentation at the Hinshaw and Culbertson Third Annual Sea Level Rise & Climate Change Conference, April 4, 2019, Miami, FL.

Hobbins, R. J., T. A. Munoz-Erickson, M. Feagan, M. V. Chester, E. M. Cook, E. E. Gaiser, N. B. Grimm, D. M. Iwaniec, P. Mendez-Lazaro, P. T. McPhearson, C. A. Miller, D. Sauter, T. G. Troxler and C. Welty. 2019. Climate risk visualizations: Tools, users and uses. Presentation at the National Center for Atmospheric Research BRIGHTE GIS Hurricane Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise Visualization Workshop, July 16-18, 2019, Boulder, CO.

Smith, M. A., J. S. Kominoski, E. E. Gaiser, T. G. Troxler and O. Barbosa. 2019. Quantifying the nutrient removal capacity of wetlands along a gradient of urbanization. Presentation at the 2019 FIU BioSymposium, March 28, 2019, Miami, FL.

Smith, M., J. Kominoski, E. Gaiser, T. G. Troxler, O. Barbosa and N. Grimm. 2019. A comparison of nutrient uptake dynamics in urban wetlands across different climates. Presentation at the ESAUSSEE 2019, August 11-16, 2019, Louisville, KY. (link )

2018

Barnett, A., R. Roy Chowdhury, G. Hydrick, E. Gaiser, J. Kominoski and M. Smith. 2018. Infrastructures and action situations: Converging ideas in science and technological studies and institutional analysis to study urban resilience to climate extremes. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, April 10-14, 2018, New Orleans, LA. (link )

Gaiser, E. E. 2018. Cooperation during booms and busts: ingredients for dynamic development in ecology. Presentation at the 5010 the Reunion and Symposium: The Past, Present and Future of Ecology, January 12-14, 2018, Odem School of Ecology, University Georgia. (link )

Gaiser, E. E. 2018. How science fits in. Presentation at the America's Everglades Summitt, April 24-25, 2018, Washington, DC. (link )

Gaiser, E. E. 2018. Hurricanes as resilience-builders. Presentation at the Understanding Our Ocean Connections through Long-term Ecological Research, April 19, 2018, National Science Foundation, Alexandria, VA. (link )

Smith, M., J. S. Kominoski, E. E. Gaiser and T. G. Troxler. 2018. Th urban flood pulse concept: Effects of extreme tides and runoff on biogeochemical cycling in urban river networks. Presentation at the 3rd Annual UREx All Hands Meeting, March 19-21, 2018, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

2017

Troxler, T. G., P. T. McPhearson, M. Smith, T. A. Munoz-Erickson, M. Feagan, C. Salazar, M. Nepomechie, T. Spiegelhalter, B. Rosenzweig, E. E. Gaiser, J. S. Kominoski, K. Grove and R. Roy Chowdhury. 2017. Socio-ecological-technological system approaches for coastal urban resilience to extreme flooding. Presentation at the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. Invited Symposium: Coastal Ecosystem Design: Integrating design thinking to envision future coasts,

2016

Gaiser, E. E. 2016. Sea-level rise: A positive outlook. Presentation at the Turnberry Ocean Colony Lecture Series, Miami, Florida.

2015

Gaiser, E. E. 2015. Urban resilience to extreme events: UREx Sustainability Research Network. Presentation at the Florida International University, Miami, FL.

Gaiser, E. E. 2015. Urban resilience to extreme events: UREx Sustainability Research Network. Presentation at the Florida International University, Miami, Florida.