Mark Rains

Associate Professor

Organization: University of South Florida

Education: Ph.D. in Ecology (Soil Nutrients and Mycorrhizal Ecology), University of California, Davis

mrains@usf.edu

(813) 974-3310

4202 East Fowler Ave., Tampa, Florida 33620

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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.

Subject Areas:
Ecology, Hydrology, Policy/Legal Management, Water Resource Management

  • Rains MC, 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. Hydrological Processes. 30153. 160.
  • 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. Wetlands. . .
  • Rains, Kai, & Rains, Mark. (2015). Mangrove and Mangrove-Fringe Wetlands in Ostional, Nicaragua: Current Conditions and Pathways Forward. Tampa. Fl University of South Florida

Affiliated Faculty

mrains@usf.edu

(813) 974-3310

4202 East Fowler Ave., Tampa, Florida 33620

Curriculum Vitae

Website