Description                Dates/Itinerary                 Cost                 Dr. David Osgood        Dr. Barty Thompson


David Osgood, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biology

Alma Mater: University of Virginia
(610) 921-7726
Office: Science Hall 216
Office Hours: MW 930-1200
Courses: Introduction to Environmental Issues; Ecology; Wetlands Ecology; Watershed Hydrology; Conservation Biology; Environmental Capstone Seminar
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Areas: Wetland Restoration; Watershed Hydrology & Ecology; Invasive Plants; Tropical Ecology, Latin American Studies


Osgood, D.T. and B.R. Silliman.  (In press).  From climate change to snails: potential causes of salt marsh die-back along the U.S. Eastern Seaboard and Gulf Coasts. In Anthropogenic Impacts in North American Salt Marshes.  Bertness, M. and B.R. Silliman (eds.). University of California Press.

Osgood, D.T., Yozzo, D.J., Chambers, R.M., Pianka, S., Lewis, J., and LePage, C.  (2006). Patterns of habitat utilization by resident nekton is Phragmites and Typha marshes of the Hudson River Estuary, New York.  American Fisheries Society Symposium 51:151-173. Invited Paper.

Osgood, D.T., Yozzo, D.J., Chambers, R.M., Jacobsen, D. Hoffman, T. and Wnek, J.  2003.  Tidal Hydrology and habitat utilization by resident nekton in Phragmites and non-Phragmites marshes.  Estuaries 26(2B): 523-534.  Invited Paper.

Chambers, R.M., Osgood, D.T., Bart, D. and Montalto, F. 2003.  Phragmites invasion and expansion in tidal wetlands:  Interactions among salinity, sulfide and hydrology.  Estuaries 26(2B): 398-406.  Invited Paper.

Harms, L., Salak, E., and Osgood, D.T.  2003.  Effects of Phragmites australis on the early life history stages of Fundulus heteroclitus at Iona Island Marsh, Hudson River, New York.  Section IV: 35 pp. In J.R. Waldman & W.C. Nieder (eds.), Final Reports of the Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship Program, 2002.  Hudson River Foundation.

Chambers, R.M. and Osgood, D.T., and Kalapasev, N. 2002. Hydrologic and chemical control of  Phragmites growth in tidal marshes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 239:83-91.

Hanson, S., Osgood, D.T., and Yozzo, D.J. 2002. Utilization of Phragmites australis habitat by marsh-resident nekton at Piermont Marsh in the lower Hudson River Estuary. Wetlands 22:326

Osgood, D.T.  2000.  Subsurface hydrology and nutrient export from barrier island marshes at different tidal ranges.  Wetlands Ecology and Management 8:133-146.


Kile, D.   Assessment of natural stream restorations using GIS in the Delaware Bay Watershed.  Sponsor:  Albright College Summer Research Program, Berks County Conservation District, and Berks County Conservancy

Schell, T.  Sedimentation rates in a restored floodplain wetland. Sponsor:  Albright College Summer Research Program

Myers, K..  Using Biotic Integrity to Assess the Health of a Stream Prior to Restoration.  Sponsor: Albright College Summer Research Program.

Odonohue, M..  Creation of a Water Quality Baseline for a Stream Restoration on Angelica Creek.  Sponsor: Albright College Summer Research Program.

Moyer, M..  The Distribution of Invasive Plants in a Newly Developing Wetland.  Sponsor: Albright College Summer Research Program.

Long, M..  Habitat assessment for Clemmys muhlenbergii (bog turtle) after  wetland vegetation restoration.  Sponsor: Albright College Summer Research Program.

Koch, G..  Quantifying nutrient input into an agricultural wetland.  Sponsor: Albright College Summer Research Program.

Harms, L..  Causal factors of reduced reproduction by marsh resident nekton within Phragmites in a Hudson River marsh.  Sponsor:  Hudson River Foundation Polgar Fellowship Program.

Long, M.  Assessment of Bog Turtle habitat potential in the Lobachsville wetland.  Sponsor:  Berks County Conservancy.

Salak, E. Reproductive success of marsh-resident nekton in Phragmites australis-dominated marshes.  Sponsor:  Albright College Summer Research Program.