Research Interests

  • Marine benthic ecology, sediment fauna interactions
  • Ecology of Meiofauna of reducing systems (oxygen minimum zones (OMZs), methane seeps)
  • Sediment biogeochemistry
  • Copper pollution
  • Wetland ecology — biological invasion

Current Research

  • Response of benthic communities to copper pollution in San Diego Bay
  • Meiofauna of the Eastern Pacific margin