scape structure of estuarine fish habitats; effects of anthropogenic change to estuarine habitat support of fish and shellfish; coastal wetland restoration ecology; and functional assessment of restored, created, and enhanced wetlands. He serves on the editorial board of Estuaries as associate editor for habitat restoration and wetlands.
R.EUGENE TURNER is a professor in the Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences and director of the Coastal Ecology Institute at Louisiana State University. He earned a B.A. degree from Monmouth College (Illinois), an M.S. degree from Drake University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. He is chairman of INTECOL Wetlands Working Group and treasurer of INTECOL and is active in scientific matters concerning aspects of coastal environmental management, including the low-oxygen zone off the Mississippi River (the DEAD ZONE). He serves on the Book Board of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), is managing editor of AGU's Coastal and Estuarine Science Series, and is editor-in-chief of Wetlands Ecology and Management. He served as a member of the National Research Council's Committee on the Role of Technology in Marine Habitat Protection and Enhancement.