Updated June 11, 1996
Ph.D. 1992. University of Virginia, Department of Environmental
M.S. 1987. University of Virginia, Department of Environmental Sciences.
B.A. 1983. University of Virginia, Departments of Biology and Environmental Sciences.
1993 Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
and Southeast Evironmental Research Program, Florida International University
1992 Postdoctoral research associate, San Francisco State University. J.T. Hollibaugh, advisor.
1983-1992 Graduate research assistant, University of Virginia.
1983-1987 Research biologist, National Audubon Society.
At FIU: Undergraduate courses: Ecology, Ecology Lab. Graduate
Courses: Advanced Ecology - Communities and Ecosystems,
Ecology of Marine
Vascular Plants, Techniques in Seagrass Ecology.
At SFSU: Graduate courses: Advances in Biogeochemistry
Biogeochemistry of the coastal ocean
Nutrient cycling in the marine environment
Primary productivity of aquatic systems
Seagrass physiological ecology
Fourqurean, J.W., J.N. Boyer and R.D. Jones. In review. Spatial trends in water chemistry of Florida Bay and Whitewater Bay: Zones of similar influence. Limnology and Oceanography.
Fourqurean, J.W., T.O. Moore, B. Fry, and J.T. Hollibaugh. In review. Spatial and temporal variation in C:N:P ratios, 15N, and morphology of eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) as indicators of ecosystem processes, Tomales Bay, CA, USA. Marine Ecology - Progress Series.
Zieman, J.C., J.W. Fourqurean and T.A. Frankovich. In review. Seagrass dieoff in Florida Bay: long term trends in abundance and productivity and the role of salinity. Marine Ecology - Progress Series.
Fourqurean, J.W., K.L. Webb, J.T. Hollibaugh and S.V. Smith. In press. Contributions of the plankton community to ecosystem respiration, Tomales Bay, California. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science.
Smith, T.J. III, L. Romero and J.W. Fourqurean. In prep. Nutrient concentrations and the influence of dead wood on nutrient cycling in mangrove forests.
Chambers, R.M., J.W. Fourqurean, J.T. Hollibaugh and S.M. Vink. 1995. Importance of terrestrially-derived, particulate phosphorus to P dynamics in a west coast estuary. Estuaries. 18(3):518-526.
Fourqurean, J.W., G.V.N. Powell, W.J. Kenworthy and J.C. Zieman. 1995. The effects of long-term manipulation of nutrient supply on competition between the seagrasses Thalassia testudinum and Halodule wrightii in Florida Bay. Oikos 72:349-358.
Fourqurean, J.W. and J.C. Zieman. In review. A comparison of the compensation irradiance and whole plant cabon budgets of the tropical American seagrasses Thalassia testudinum, Halodule wrightii, and Syringodium filiforme. Marine Ecology - Progress Series.
Fourqurean, J.W., R.D. Jones and J.C. Zieman. 1993. Processes influencing water column nutrient characteristics and phosphorus limitation of phytoplankton biomass in Florida Bay, FL, USA: Inferences from spatial distributions. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 36:295-314.
Fourqurean, J.W., J.C. Zieman and G.V.N. Powell. 1992. Relationships between porewater nutrients and seagrasses in a subtropical carbonate environment. Marine Biology 114:57-65.
Fourqurean, J.W., J.C. Zieman and G.V.N. Powell. 1992. Phosphorus limitation of primary production in Florida Bay: evidence from the C:N:P ratios of the dominant seagrass Thalassia testudinum. Limnology and Oceanography 37(1):162-171 Chambers, R.M. and J.W. Fourqurean. 1991. Alternative criteria for assessing nutrient limitation of a wetland macrophyte (Peltandra virginica (L.)) Kunth. Aquatic Botany 40:305-320.
Fourqurean, J.W. and J.C. Zieman. 1991. Photosynthesis, respiration and the whole plant carbon budget of the seagrass Thalassia testudinum. Marine Ecology - Progress Series 69(1-2):161-170.
Powell, G.V.N, J.W. Fourqurean, W.J. Kenworthy and J.C. Zieman. 1991. Bird colonies cause seagrass enrichment in a subtropical estuary: observational experimental evidence. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 32(6):567-579.
Robblee, M.B., T.R. Barber, P.R. Carlson, M.J. Durako, J.W. Fourqurean, L.K. Muehlstein, D. Porter, L.A. Yarbro, R.T. Zieman and J.C. Zieman. 1991. Mass mortality of the tropical seagrass Thalassia testudinum in Florida Bay (USA). Marine Ecology - Progress Series 71:297-299.
Powell, G.V.N., W.J. Kenworthy and J.W. Fourqurean. 1989. Experimental evidence for nutrient limitation of seagrass growth in a tropical estuary with restricted circulation. Bulletin of Marine Science 44(1):324-340.
Zieman, J.C., J.W. Fourqurean and R.L. Iverson. 1989. Distribution, abundance and productivity of seagrasses and macroalgae in Florida Bay. Bulletin of Marine Science 44(1):292-311.
Durako, M.J., J.W. Fourqurean and 9 others. 1994. Seagrass die-off in Florida Bay. In: Douglas, J. (ed.) Proceedings of the Gulf of Mexico Symposium. U.S.E.P.A., Tarpon Springs, FL. pp. 14-15.
Fourqurean, J.W. 1992. The roles of resource availability and competition in structuring seagrass communities of Florida Bay. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia. 280 pp.
Fourqurean, J.W. and J.C. Zieman. 1991. Photosynthesis, respiration and whole plant carbon budgets of Thalassia testudinum, Halodule wrightii and Syringodium filiforme. pp 59-70 in Kenworthy, W.J. and D.E. Haunert (eds.) The light requirements of seagrasses: proceedings of a workshop to examine the capability of water quality criteria, standards and monitoring programs to protect seagrasses. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFC-287.
Continental Shelf Associates. 1991. A comparison of marine productivity among outer continental shelf planning areas. Supplement - An evaluation of benthic habitat primary productivity. Final Report, U.S. Departrment of the Interior, Minerals Management Service OCS Study MMM 91-0001, Contract #14-35-0001-30487, Herndon, VA. 244 pp + appendix.
Fourqurean, J.W. 1987. Photosynthetic response to temperature and salinity variation in three subtropical seagrasses. MS Thesis, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia. 80 pp.
Zieman, J.C. and J.W. Fourqurean. 1985. The distribution and abundance of benthic vegetation in Florida Bay, Florida. Final report, USNPS South Florida Research Center, Everglades National Park. Contract CX5280-2-2204.
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society of Limnology and Oceanography
Ecological Society of America
Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association
Estuarine Research Federation
Reviewer of manuscripts for Limnology and Oceanography; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science; Bulletin of Marine Science; Estuaries; Marine Ecology - Progress Series; Ecological Applications; Water Resources Bulletin; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology; Archiv für Hydrobiologie.
Reviewer of proposals for National Science Foundation, National Oceanographic and Atmosheric Administration, National Undersea Research Program, Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.
Membership on advisory boards NOAA's Florida Bay Technical Advisory Group, 1993- FIU Scientific Diving Control Board, 1994-, Diving Safety Officer, 1996-
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