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Siobhan Gorham

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Siobhan Gorham

Research Associate

B.A. Philosophy with a minor in the History of Math and Science, St. Johns College, Santa Fe, NM

Ph.D. Biology, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

Research Interests
Plant community interactions, seed storage and viability, submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV)

Siobhan’s dissertation examined the viability of seed banks in wetlands and her post-doctoral research evaluated the effects of climate change on flowering events in Arctic plants. Since joining FWRI, Siobhan has worked in SAV restoration, aquatic seed viability and germination cues, and genetic analysis of SAV populations. She is also the project lead for Florida’s portion of the EPA’s National Aquatic Resource surveys.