Mark A. Teece
415 Jahn Lab
1 Forestry Dr.
Syracuse, New York 13210
My research interests are in the biogeochemistry of coral reefs and environmental chemistry. Please go to Dr. Teece's Homepage for more information.
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Current Graduate Advisees
- Degree Sought: PHD
- Graduate Advisor(s): Stewart and Teece
- Area of Study: Ecology
Graduate Research Topic
My thesis research is focused on quantifying the role that mixotrophic algae play in freshwater pelagic food webs. Mixotrophs, which are algae that combine photosynthetic production with heterotrophic consumption, are currently well identified in the literature, but their effects on both primary production and trophic transfer rate estimations are largely unknown. Utilizing stable isotopic tracers in conjunction with lab and field experimentation, I am developing a framework with which to address these questions for the first time.