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Beth A Middleton

  • Ph.D
  • Research Ecologist
  • National Wetlands Research Center, USGS
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Recent publications

  • Effects of Sediment Application on Nyssa aquatica and Taxodium distichum Saplings

    • Grandy I
    • Messina L
    • Anemaet E
    • et al.
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  • Wetlands In a Changing Climate: Science, Policy and Management

    • Moomaw W
    • Chmura G
    • Davies G
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Professional experience

Research Ecologist

National Wetlands Research Center, USGS

March 2002 - Present


Ph.D. Botany

Iowa State University

August 1983 - December 1989(6 years)

M.S. Biology/Environmental Science

University of Minnesota Duluth

May 1982 - December 1983(2 years)

B.S. Botany

University of Wisconsin at Madison

August 1973 - August 1978(5 years)


CURRICULUM VITAE SUMMARY Beth A. Middleton, Ph.D. National Wetlands Research Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Lafayette, LA 70506 Phone: 337-266-8618 Fax: 337-266-8592 DEGREES: Ph.D. Iowa State University, Department of Botany, Ph.D., 1989, Advisors = Arnold van der Valk/Craig Davis; MS University of Minnesota Duluth, 1983; BS University of Wisconsin Madison, 1978 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Research Ecologist, GS14. National Wetlands Research Center, USGS, Lafayette, LA. 2002- Graduate Faculty, Biology, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA. 2002- Full Professor, Plant Biology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL. 1990-2002 Fulbright Visiting Professor, G.B. Pant University, Pantnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India. 1991 Postdoctoral Associate, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. 1989 - 1990 MOST IMPORTANT HONOSR: Society of Wetland Scientist Merit Award, 2004 for book: “Wetland restoration, flood pulsing and disturbance dynamics” TEACHING AWARD: Woman of Distinction, Southern Illinois University, 2001 PUBLICATION: Book=2, Special Issue Ed=3, articles=61, chapters=7, reports=19 EDITORSHIP: Coordinating Ed Applied Vegetation Science, SWS Climate Change Series 9proposed) PROFESSIONAL SERVICE: US National Ramsar Observer, Secretary-General SWS FACULTY TEACHING: Wetland Ecology, Landscape Ecology, Plant Ecology CLIMATE CHANGE LEADERSHIP: USGS Global Change Science Council Panel Chair (2008), USGS Mega-River Writing Team (2008-9), Society Wetland Scientists Global Change Ecology Section Chair (2008-9), Lecture Tour: Climate Change and Wetlands in India (2009) PRESENTATIONS: Earth Day Speaker, US Embassy and C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation, Chennai, India (2009); Keynote/Seminar = 87, Invited Symposia = 28, Contributed = 88 GRADUATE STUDENTS: Postdoctoral = 6, Ph.D. = 4, MS = 11 RESEARCH TOPICS: Climate change and the function and distribution of baldcypress swamps; hurricane impacts on Gulf coastal wetlands


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