The Warnell School has many faculty members who are experts on a diverse number of topics. If you know which area of expertise you need comments for, you can contact them directly:
Fisheries and Aquatic Science
James L. Shelton, Jr.
706-542-3108 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of expertise: Fisheries, aquaculture, water quality, aquatic weeds, pond management, threatened aquatic species, water quality management in aquaculture, and fisheries biology.
Susan Bennett Wilde
706-542-3346 or email@example.com
Areas of expertise: algal taxonomy, aquatic ecology, reservoir limnology, invasive aquatic plants and animals, impacts and management of harmful algal blooms
706-542-1187 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of expertise: forest planning, forest management, geographic information systems, forest operations, and global positioning systems. He is also a Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Artificial Intelligence.
706-542-9050 or email@example.com
Areas of expertise: Tree biology, urban forestry, community trees, tree health care, arboriculture, aboritecture, landscape trees, tree pollen, fall leaf color, drought and trees, lightning and trees, tree biomechanics, tree structure, tree hazards, construction damage and trees, tree appraisal, urban forest ecology, storm damage and trees, and cultural and physiological connection with trees, ice storms.
Kamal J. Gandhi
706-542-4614, 706-247-4025 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of expertise: forest entomology and forest health and protection issues; patterns of invasion by non-native insects; community ecology; insect-plant interactions; effects of forest disturbances on insects
Areas of expertise: tree physiology, tree water use, and drought tolerance
706-542-6112 or email@example.com
Areas of expertise: forest biotechnology, genetics, phytoremediation, cell and tissue culture of forest trees, genetic transformation of forest trees, American chestnuts
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
706-583-0901 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of expertise: Management practices and visitors' actions in recreation and wilderness areas, including assessments of carrying capacities, acceptable behaviors, and crowding. Applications of geographic information systems to understand human - environment relationships and dependencies. Social justice issues in environmental practices on federal lands. Factors influencing environmental values, attitudes, and behaviors of both the recreating and general public, especially as they relate to wildlife conservation and management. The development of technology-based communication techniques used to assess human - environment relationships.
Water and Soils
C. Rhett Jackson
706-542-1772 or email@example.com
Areas of expertise: hydrology, land-use change, stormwater management, watershed planning, wetlands, aquatic habitat, hurricane, levee, Hurricane Katrina
706-542-6066 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of expertise: Avian ecology, ecosystem management, conservation ecology, and quantitative ecology. He has done several studies related to the decline of songbirds.
Michael T. Mengak
706-583-8096 or email@example.com
Areas of expertise: Management and control of wild pigs, nuisance wildlife management, urban wildlife management, Allegheny woodrat conservation, ecology of the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains.