CWC Deputy Director, Senior Research Associate



  • B.S., 1987, Biology University of Louisiana Monroe , Monroe, Louisiana

Research Interests

  • Phytoplankton taxonomy, with emphasis on Gulf of Mexico taxa
  • Phytoplankton culturing techniques
  • Utilizing digital technology and software to create and maintain databases of phytoplankton images for use as a tool in taxonomy


  • Scientific: Environmental Database Management, phytoplankton species determination, Phytoplankton Taxonomy, Wetland Studies Field and Lab Techniques
  • Software Applications: Golden Surfer, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, SAS
  • Technical: Fluorescent Microscopy, Live Phytoplankton Cultures, Microscopic Digital Photography


  • Power, JH, Morrison, WL, Zeringue, J. 1991. Determining the mass, volume, density, and weight in water of small zooplankters. Marine Biology 110(2): 267-271.


Phone: 985-851-2870

Facsimile: 985-851-2874