First Name   Stuart R.
     
Last Name   Borrett
     
University or Association   University of North Carolina-Wilmington
     
City, State   Wilmington , NC
   
Position Assistant Professor of Biology and Marine Biology
   
Insitution of Highest Degree University of Georgia; Ph.D., 2005
   
Email
   
Phone   work 910.962.2411
   
Expertise Sector Research and Education
   
Area of Expertise Statistics & Modeling
   
Other Expertise
   
Language Fluency (Other than English) Some Spanish
   
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Expertise Profile

 Dr. Borrett is a systems ecologist using quantitative methods to investigate ecosystem organization and transformation.  His overall research goals are to understand the fundamental processes that create, constrain, and sustain ecological systems and to develop a formal science of environment that we can use to comprehend the causes and consequences of both local and global environmental changes. He works on indirect effects and inductive process modeling.  Indirect effects allow one species to affect other species with out direct contact.  Currently, he is using inductive process modeling to build and evaluate ecosystem models of the Ross Sea, Antarctica, to explain spatial variability in the phytoplankton community.


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