Lindsay P. Scheef


Areas of Interest
Plankton ecology; Coastal ecosystems; Environmental change/disturbance
PhD in Biological Oceanography (Fall 2009) Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL (2004–2009) Advisor: Dr. Nancy Marcus Thesis: The effects of seagrass on the benthic distribution of copepod resting eggs BA in Biology (Spring 2004) Lawrence University, Appleton, WI (2000–2004) Advisor: Dr. Bart De Stasio Honors Thesis: Daphnia pulicaria survival and reproduction in the water of Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin before and after zebra mussel invasion
Research and Work Experience
Postdoctoral Associate (1/2010–present) National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, CA Research Assistant (9/2004–12/2009) Florida State University Department of Oceanography, Tallahassee, FL Aquatic Invasive Species Monitor (5/2004–9/2004) Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Green Bay, WI Research Assistant (6/2003–5/2004) Lawrence University Department of Biology, Appleton, WI
Meetings Attended
Joint Synthesis Center Postdoctoral Symposium, April 2011, Durham, NC ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, February 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico Presentation: Use of multivariate autoregressive (MAR) analysis to assess marine plankton community dynamics from time series data Resurrection Ecology Symposium, September 2009, Herzberg, Switzerland Presentation: The effects of seagrass on the benthic distribution of copepod resting eggs ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, March 2008, Orlando, FL Presentation: The retention of copepod resting eggs in patches of seagrass in comparison to bare sediment in a high energy area
Scheef LP, Pendleton DE, Hampton SE, Scheuerell MD, Holmes EE, Johns DG (in press) Assessing marine plankton community structure from long-term monitoring data with multivariate autoregressive (MAR) models: fixed station vs. spatially distributed sampling data. Limnol Oceanogr-Meth Scheef LP, Walker CN, Marcus NH (in review) Effects of sediment depth, seagrass presence, grain size, and season on the benthic distributions of meiofauna on a shallow Florida reef. Scheef LP, Marcus NH (2011) Mechanisms for copepod resting egg accumulation in seagrass sediments. Limnol Oceanogr 56(1):363–370 Scheef LP, Marcus NH (2010) Occurrence and significance of copepod resting egg accumulation in seagrass sediments. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 407:125–134 Marcus NH, Scheef LP (2010) Photoperiodism in copepods. In: Nelson RJ, Denlinger DL, Somers DE (eds) Photoperiodism: the biological calendar. Oxford University Press, New York, p 193–217

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