Organization: University of South Florida
Education: Ph.D. in Ecology (Soil Nutrients and Mycorrhizal Ecology), University of California, Davis
Mark Rains is a Professor of Geology and the Director of the School of Geosciences at the University of South Florida and the Associate Editor for Wetland and Watershed Hydrology for the Journal of the American Water Resources Association. Dr. Rains’ research is focused on hydrological connectivity, the role that hydrological connectivity plays in governing ecosystem structure and function, and the role that science plays in informing water-related law, policy, and decision-making.
Ecology, Hydrology, Policy/Legal Management, Water Resource Management
, Leibowitz SG, Cohen MJ, Creed IF, Golden HE, Jawitz JW, Kalla P, Lane CR, Lang MW, & McLaughlin DL. (). INVITED COMMENTARY: Geographically isolated wetlands are part of the hydrological landscape
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Mushet DM, Calhoun AJK, Alexander LC, Cohen MJ, DeKeyser ES, Fowler L, Lane CR, Lang MW, Rains MC
, & Walls SC. (2015). Geographically isolated wetlands: rethinking a misnomer
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, & Rains, Mark
. (2015). Mangrove and Mangrove-Fringe Wetlands in Ostional, Nicaragua: Current Conditions and Pathways Forward
. Tampa. Fl University of South Florida