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Charles W. Martin

Louisiana State University

Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences

School of the Coast and Environment
1002-Y Energy, Coast and Environment Building
Baton Rouge , LA  70803  

charles.martin@ufl.edu

Project List:

Alabama Center for Ecological Resilience (ACER)

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: Task Co-Lead, Co-Principal Investigator

Coastal Waters Consortium II (CWC II)

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: Task Lead, Task Lead, Task Lead, Research Scientist, Post-Doc

Coastal Waters Consortium (CWC)

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)Role: Task Data Contact, Post-Doc, Data Team

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 5

2017

Martin, C. (2017). Avoidance of oil contaminated sediments by estuarine fishes. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 576, 125–134.
McCann, M. J., Able, K. W., Christian, R. R., Fodrie, F. J., Jensen, O. P., Johnson, J. J., et al. (2017). Key taxa in food web responses to stressors: theDeepwater Horizonoil spill. Front Ecol Environ, 15(3), 142–149.

2015

Able, K. W., Lopez-Duarte, P. C., Fodrie, F. J., Jensen, O., Martin, C. W., Roberts, B. J., et al. (2015). Fish Assemblages in Louisiana Salt Marshes: Effects of the Macondo Oil Spill. Estuaries and Coasts, 38(5), 1385–1398.
Martin, C. W., Hollis, L. O., Turner, R. E., & Rouached, H. (2015). Effects of Oil-Contaminated Sediments on Submerged Vegetation: An Experimental Assessment of Ruppia maritima. PLoS ONE, 10(10), e0138797.

2014

Fodrie, F. J., Able, K. W., Galvez, F., Heck, K. L., Jensen, O. P., Lopez-Duarte, P. C., et al. (2014). Integrating Organismal and Population Responses of Estuarine Fishes in Macondo Spill Research. BioScience, 64(9), 778–788.

Conference Presentations - 25

2017

Alford, S., Valdez, D. R., Valentine, J. F., & Martin, C. W. (2017). Effects of Oil Exposure on Predator-Prey Interactions in Northern Gulf of Mexico Nekton. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Hooper-Bui, L., Martin, C. W., Strecker, R., & Hesson, B. (2017). Ecosystem Services of the Food Web along a Salinity Gradient in Louisiana Marshes. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Lopez-Duarte, P., Able, K., Fodrie, J., Martin, C. M., Noji, C., Olin, J., et al. (2017). Quantifying Trophic Interactions in Louisiana Salt Marshes by Combining Stomach Content, Stable Isotope, and Fatty Acid Approaches. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Martin, C. W., Hollis, L. O., Swenson, E., & Turner, R. E. (2017). Effects of Deepwater Horizon oil spill on growth and herbivory of submerged vegetation. In 2017 Big Bend Science Symposium. Cedar Key, FL : 02/01/17-02/03/17.
Vastano, A. R., Able, K. W., Jensen, O. P., Lopez-Duarte, P. C., Martin, C. W., & Roberts, B. J. (2017). Age and Growth of a Subtropical Marsh Fish: The Gulf Killifish, Fundulus grandis. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.

2016

Fodrie, J., Able, K., Galvez, F., Heck Jr., K., Jensen, O., Lopez-Duarte, P., et al. (2016). Reconciling Organismal Versus Population Responses of Estuarine Fishes to the Macondo Oil Spill – a 5-Year Update. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Hooper-Bui, L. M., Martin, C., Strecker, R., & Hesson, B. (2016). Effect of Salinity on Food Webs in Breton Sound and Barataria Bay, Northern Gulf of Mexico. In Restore America's Estuaries – The Coastal Society Summit 2016. New Orleans, LA : 12/10/16-12/15/16: Poster.
Martin, C. (2016). Effects of macrophyte-specific olfactory cues on fish preference patterns. In Society of Wetland Scientists – South Central Chapter (SWS-SCC) & Gulf Estuarine Research Society (GERS) Fall 2016 Meeting. Pensacola, FL : 11/02/16-11/05/16.
Martin, C. W., Swenson, E., Hollis, L., & Turner, R. (2016). Effects of Deepwater Horizon oil exposure on Ruppia maritima growth and herbivory. In Benthic Ecology Meeting. Portland, ME : 03/16/16-03/29/16.
Martin, C. W., Swenson, E., Hollis, L., & Turner, R. (2016). Effects of Oil on Submerged Vegetation: an Experimental Assessment of Ruppia maritima. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
McCann, M., Jensen, O., Able, K., Christian, R., Fodrie, J., Johnson, J. J., et al. (2016). Using a food web network model to understand vulnerability of Gulf of Mexico salt marsh food webs to oiling. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Polito, M. J., Johnson, J., Mauney, M. T., Davis, B., Baustian, M., Olin, J., et al. (2016). Tracking Carbon Flow through Marsh Food Webs Using Compound Specific-Stable Isotope Analysis. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Valentine, J. F., Martin, C. W., Drymon, M., Spearman, T., & Powers, S. P. (2016). Analysis of Long-term Datasets indicates Heterogeneous Impacts Resulting from the DwH Accident on Nekton in the northcentral Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Valentine, J. F., Martin, C. W., Drymon, M., Spearman, T., & Powers, S. P. (2016). Analysis of Long-term Datasets indicates Heterogeneous Impacts Resulting from the DwH Accident on Nekton in the northcentral Gulf of Mexico. In Benthic Ecology Meeting. Portland, ME : 03/16/16-03/29/16: Poster.
Vastano, A. R., Able, K. W., Jensen, O. P., López-Duarte, P. C., Martin, C. W., & Roberts, B. J. (2016). Age and Growth of a Subtropical Marsh Fish: The Gulf Killifish, Fundulus grandis. In Mid-Atlantic Chapter, American Fisheries Society. Bordentown, NJ : 10/27/16-10/28/16: Poster.

2015

Martin, C. W., & Hollis, L. C. (2015). Effects of Oil Contaminated Sediments on Ruppia maritima. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Martin, C. W., & Hollis, L. C. (2015). Effects of Oil Contaminated Sediments on Ruppia maritima. In 44th Annual Benthic Ecology Meeting. Quebec City, Canada : 03/04/15-03/08/15.
Martin, C. W., Jensen, O. P., Able, K. W., Fodrie, F. J., Lopez-Duarte, P. C., & Roberts, B. J. (2015). High Site Fidelity of the Gulf Killifish (Fundulus grandis) in Northern Gulf of Mexico Marshes: An Empirical Approach to Help Address Oil Effects. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.

2014

Able, K. W., Lopez-Duarte P.C., Fodrie F.J., Jensen, O., Martin, C. W., Roberts B.J., et al. (2014). Fish Assemblages In Louisiana Salt Marshes: Effects Of The Macondo Oil Spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Martin, C. W., Able, K. W., Lopez-Duarte, P. C., Fodrie, F. J., & Jensen, O. (2014). Behavi response of marsh nekton to Macondo oil. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Martin, C. W., Able, K. W., Lopez-Duarte, P. C., Fodrie, F. J., & Jensen, O. (2014). Behavi response of marsh nekton to Macondo oil. In Benthic Ecology Meeting, Jacksonville, FL. Jacksonville, FL - 03/19/2014 - 03/22/2014.
Martin, C. W., Able, K. W., Lopez-Duarte, P. C., Fodrie, F. J., Jensen, O., & Roberts, B. J. (2014). High Site Fidelity of the Gulf Killifish (Fundulus grandis) in Northern Gulf of Mexico Marshes: An Empirical Approach to Help Address Oil Effects. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14: Poster.

2013

Lopez-Duarte, P., Fodrie, J., Jensen, O., Filosa, C., Halbert, S., O'Connor, K., et al. (2013). Oil Spill Effects on Salt Marsh Fish Assemblages: Selection of Appropriate Indicator Species. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.
Martin, C. W. (2013). Investigation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Accumulation in Coastal Alabama Waterfowl after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2013. New Orleans, LA : 02/17/13-02/22/2013: Poster.
Martin, C. W. (2013). Investigation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Accumulation in Coastal Alabama Waterfowl after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013: Poster.