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Name: Inglett, Patrick
Title: Associate Professor
Organization: Soil and Water Science
Education: Ph.D., Soil and Water Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2005
Office Address: 3171 McCarty Hall A PO Box 110510 Gainesville, FL 32611-0510
Email: pinglett@ufl.edu
Telephone: (352) 294-3170


Research thus far has focused on the measurement and understanding of biogeochemical processes involved in carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus cycling. Ecosystems of interest include both salt and freshwater wetland marshes, estuaries, lakes, rivers, and springs. A combination of traditional nutrient and flux analyses, enzyme activities, isotopic, and dissolved gas approaches are utilized. More recent studies have focused on indicators of restoration, fire biogeochemistry, nuisance algal blooms in estuaries, and identifying N sources and hotspots of denitrificatiuon in karst aquifers. The ultimate goal of this research is to better understand how environmental and anthropogenic factors control biogeochemical reactions with changing landscape and climate scenarios.

Keywords: biogeochemistry; Everglades; periphyton/algae; macrophytes ; nitrogenase ; d15N ; isotopes; phosphatase