Dr. Jennifer Beseres Pollack

Dr. Pollack joined the Harte Research Institute in September 2018. Through her research, Dr. Pollack aims to provide science-based information to support resource management and conservation efforts and improve sustainability of coastal ecosystems. She examines the proficiency of restored habitats in replacing lost ecological functions, including water filtration, provision of nursery and feeding habitat for fish and invertebrates, shoreline stabilization, and enhancement of biodiversity. Because healthy habitats support productive coastal environments and resilient coastal communities, she and her team conduct extensive field research in oyster reef, salt marsh, Serpulid worm reef, and offshore oil platform habitats.

TAMUCC Faculty/Staff

Dr. Paul Montagna Dr. Paul Montagna
Principal Investigator, HRI Chair for HydroEcology
Dr. Michael Wetz Dr. Michael Wetz
HRI Chair for Coastal Ecosystem Processes
Dr. James Gibeaut Dr. James Gibeaut
Endowed Chair for Coastal and Marine Geospatial Sciences
Dr. Jennifer Beseres Pollack Dr. Jennifer Beseres Pollack
HRI Chair for Coastal Conservation & Restoration
Dr. Xinping Hu Dr. Xinping Hu
HRI Chair for Ecosystem Science & Modeling
Dr. Greg Stunz Dr. Greg Stunz
Senior Executive Director, HRI Chair for Fisheries and Ocean Health
Kristina Alexander Kristina Alexander
Endowed Chair for Marine Policy & Law
Dr. Dale Gawlik Dr. Dale Gawlik
HRI Chair for Conservation & Biodiversity
Mikell Smith Mikell Smith
Education Liaison