Research

My research uses salt marsh communities to study how and why species interactions vary across space. My current experimental and modeling work examines how intraspecific variation affects species interactions, which I became interested in during my PhD when I found that plants interacted differently depending on where they came from. Main areas of research include:

Effects of intraspecific variation on species interactions

Modeling intraspecific diversity

Impacts of sea-level rise on salt marsh communities

Continental-scale effects of environmental variability on salt marsh plant communities

Drivers of variation in plant-plant interactions in salt marshes along the California coast

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