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Name
Mary Harper

Position
Biological Scientist

Section
Ecosystem Assessment and Restoration – Harmful Algal Blooms – Microscopy Laboratory

Education
B.S. Biology, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA
M.S. Plant Community Ecology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Research Interests
HABs, red tide, ecosystem ecology

Current Activity
As the FWRI HAB Staff Web Liaison, I develop, edit, and add articles and information for the FWRI Red Tide website, HAB Facebook, and HAB Flickr. In addition, I am responsible for creating and posting the weekly HAB Red Tide Current Status report made available to the public. I also process water samples, enter field data, and prepare and disseminate daily reports on the results of water sample analyses for HAB species.