Lafayette, LA


Research Ecologist

Agency/Organization Affiliation

USGS/National Wetlands Research Center

Area of Conservation Expertise (e.g., Malacologists, Refuge Manager, Spatial Analyst, Communications, etc)

Impact of changing conditions (e.g., land use change, climate change, hydrologic alterations) upon wetland ecosystem structure and function Wetland Ecology, Restoration Ecology, Landscape Ecology, Invasive Plant Ecology/Management, Soil Biogeochemistry, Environmental Management/Planning

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Mike Osland posted news & views posts
Jan 24
Mike Osland posted a news & views post
Here's a link to a study that was recently published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. I've pasted the abstract and information below. For more information, please send me an email at mosland@usgs.gov.Also, we've recently received funding…
Aug 10, 2016
Mike Osland commented on Mike Osland's news & views post Incorporating future change into current conservation planning: evaluating tidal saline wetland migration along the U.S. Gulf of Mexico coast under alternative sea-level rise and urbanization scenario
"Thanks for the feedback and comments John! We've now added a "Quick Reference Guide" to the CPA that will hopefully help make this product more accessible for first-time users. If anyone has additional questions or feedback for improving the guide,…"
Dec 21, 2015
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Dec 14, 2015
Mike Osland posted news & views posts
Dec 4, 2015
Mike Osland commented on Toby Gray's news & views post Toby Gray's dissertation is live!
"Congratulations Toby!"
Dec 4, 2015
Mike Osland posted a news & views post
Here's the abstract and info for a paper on shoreline hardening that just came out in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment:

Title: Engineering away our natural defenses: an analysis of shoreline hardening in the US
Authors: Rachel K Gittman, F…
Aug 18, 2015
Mike Osland posted a news & views post
Here's a link to an excellent TEDxLSU talk given by Karen McKee, USGS Scientist Emeritus: click here for the video
The title of her talk is: Combating Land Loss, Preserving Resilient Communities
And I've also pasted the talk summary info below:
May 14, 2015
Mike Osland posted a news & views post
At the land-water interface (e.g., wetlands, coastlines, floodplains, shorelines), there is much potential to leverage two common interests: (1) the interest to conserve/restore important ecosystems; and (2) the interest to minimize the amount of fu…
Apr 15, 2015
Mike Osland is now a member of STEERING COMMITTEE
Dec 19, 2014