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Associate Professor
Ecosystem Ecology & Landscape Program
Rubenstein School of the Environment and Natural Resources
Phone:See PR Contact
Public Relations:Josh Brown (802)656-3039
Specialty:nutrient dynamics in ecosystems and landscapes
Biography:Wang is associate professor of the Ecosystem Ecology and Landscape Program and acting associate dean of that program, as well as chair of the Natural Resources Planning Program. His interests focus on nutrient dynamics in ecosystems and landscapes. His grants awards include: "Burlington EMPACT Project: Community-based Environmental Monitoring in the Burlington Ecosystem," Environmental Protection Agency, EMPACT, City of Burlington, ($500,000, with $173,578 to UVM), subcontract, co-principal investigators; "Quantifying and Interpreting 'Contextual' Interaction In Forested Ecosystems," USDA C.S.R.S - (McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Research Program (variable funding), 1998-2000, principal investigator. Among Wong's publications are: "Retention of spike additions of soluble phosphorus in a northern eutrophic stream" (Jo. of N. American Benthol. Society, 1999, co-authors); and "Importance of instream nutrient storage to P export from a rural eutrophic river in Vermont, USA" (in Lake Champlain in Transition: From Research Toward Restoration, Water Science and Application. Vol. 1. American Geophysical Union, 1999, co-authors.