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Dulcinea Groff

PhD Student

Dulcinea Groff

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IGERT Research Fellow (2014-16) in Adaptation to Abrupt Climate Change (A2C2)

Research interests

My interest is in how climate and the marine ecosystem influence coastal vegetation of the Falkland Islands. Seabird guano, the vehicle of marine-derived nutrients, is deposited in coastal vegetation called tussac grass. Tussac grasses are breeding grounds of some of the world's most important seabird rookeries (penguins!) and marine mammals (sea lions!!).  I will use sediment and peat cores to reconstruct how seabirds and tussac grass fluctuated in the past during abrupt climate events.

Education

M.S. University of Central Arkansas 2010

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