John R. White, PhD

Associate Director, Coastal Studies Institute
Director, Wetlands & Aquatic Biogeochemistry Lab
Professor, School of the Coast & Environment

John R. White teaches courses in oceanography, wetlands, and water quality. His interests include biogeochemical cycling of nitrogen and phosphorus in acquatic systems including coastal and freshwater wetlands and estuaries, constructed wetlands, sediment and pharmaceuticals removal, dynamics of internal nutrient loading, activity of soils and sediments, and plant-soil interactions. Dr. White holds a Doctorate degree in wetland biogeochemistry from the University of Florida, Master’s degrees in both coastal zone management and geological oceanography from the Florida Institute of Technology, and Bachelor’s degree in geology from Washington & Lee University.