Laura M. Birsa

Research Faculty, PEREC

 

Lab and Field Technician, Department of Environmental Science and Policy

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Gelatinous Zooplankton Ecology, Analytical Techniques, Water Quality

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  • An Ecological Study of Guston Cove
  • An Ecological Study of Hunting Creek
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Email:  lbirsa@gmu.edu

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2013       Lebrato, M, P De Jesus Mendes, DK Steinberg, JE Cartes, BM Jones, LM Birsa, R Benavides, and A Oschlies.  Jelly biomass sinking speed reveals a fast carbon export mechanism.  Limnol. Oceanogr.  58:  1113-1122.

2011       Birsa, LM, ME Frischer, and PG Verity.  Are gelatinous plankton increasing in the Skidaway River Estuary?  Proceedings of the 2011 San Juan ASLO Conference.  February 13-18.  [PDF]

2010    Birsa, LM, PG Verity, and RF Lee.  Evaluation of the effects of various chemicals on discharge of and pain caused by jellyfish nematocysts.  Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol.  151:426-430.

2008       Birsa, LM.  Temporal and spatial patterns in abundance and size of appendicularians and ctenophores in the Skidaway Estuary, and relationships to important environmental variables.  MS thesis, Savannah State University, USA.

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