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Candace Oviatt

  • University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography
  • Phone: 401.874.6661
  • Fax: 401.874.6613
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  • Office Location: South Ferry Rd
    Narragansett, RI 02882

Candace Oviatt has more than 37 years of experience in coastal ecology and currently is Professor at the Graduate School of Oceanography. Her research has focused on whole systems and experimental marine ecosystems, examining nutrient, carbon cycling, and benthic-water column interactions. Recent interests are the impact of climate trends on estuarine ecosystems and changes in production with changes in nutrient loadings. She has advised 12 MS and 13 PhD candidates and served on 68 graduate committees since 1990.

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