Welcome to Michael Chislock's aquatic ecology site.
focuses on predator-prey interactions across ecological gradients. I
am particularly interested in how within-species trait variation
influences community dynamics and ecosystem function. To address
these questions, I use complementary experimental and observational
approaches. My teaching and research efforts are focused on
community ecology of lakes, implications and management of
freshwater harmful algal blooms, and plant-herbivore interactions,
in general. A major goal of mine is to continue to integrate
research and education by teaching middle school, high school,
undergraduate, and graduate students about the effects of
eutrophication on ecosytem structure and function.