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Michael Osland

Research Ecologist

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Dr. Osland is a Research Ecologist at the U.S. Geological Survey's Wetland and Aquatic Research Center (Lafayette, Louisiana). In broad terms, his research examines the response of ecosystems to changing conditions and the implications for conservation and restoration. Prior to joining the U.S. Geological Survey, Dr. Osland was a postdoctoral investigator at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Gulf Ecology Division. He earned a Ph.D. in Ecology from Duke University (2009) and a B.A. in Biology from Willamette University (2000). Dr. Osland speaks spanish and has lived in six countries. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Costa Rica and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in El Salvador.

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My USGS Science Strategy Areas

Climate Variability & Change

Understanding Ecosystems & Predicting Ecosystems Change

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Michael Osland
700 Cajundome Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70506
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